HMAS Sydney 1 Memorial

HMAS Sydney 1 Memorial - Milson's PointHMAS Sydney 1 Memorial - Milson's PointHMAS Sydney 1 Memorial - Milson's PointHMAS Sydney 1 Memorial - Milson's Point
Description

The bow section is set into the sea wall on Olympic Drive at Milsons Point in Sydney. The plaques are immediately behind the bow. This memorial commemorates the sinking of the German raider "Emden" on 9 November 1914.

Inscription

Plaque 1

Bow of the original H.M.A.S. Sydney presented by the Royal Australian Historical Society to the Municipality of North Sydney to commemorate the sinking on the 9th November, 1914 of the German raider "Emden" by H.M.A.S. Sydney.

Plaque 2

This famous relic, which was erected here by the North Sydney Municipal Council was unveiled by the Hon. N.J.O. Makin, M.P, Minister for the NAVY, on 9th November 1941 

L Fitzpatrick - Town Clerk

Ald. J. O. Cramer - Mayor

Address
Olympic Drive
Milson's Point NSW 2061
Local Government Area
  • North Sydney Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Other
Recorded by
Peter Williams
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
9th Nov 1941
Dedication date
09 November 1941
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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