Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial
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Patric C A Johnson
Jason Charles Johnson
Joshua Vere Colgrave (2006)
The plaque reads ...
Patric C.A. Johnson (59)
Lason Charles Johnson (36)
Joshua Vere Colgrave (16)
23.04.2006 Competitors in Australian
Bluefin Tuna Championships returning to
pot in worsening weather conditions
boat overturned in vicinity Hippolyte
Rocks. Only 2 of 5 on board survived
generations of the same family drowned when their 5.8 metre aluminiun
boat was swamped by a large wave causing it to overturn throwing the
occupants into the sea.
All three of
the deceased were from the small Tasman Peninsula town of Nubeena and
were near the Hyppolyte Rocks just north of Tasman
Island when the incident occurred.
Two others aboard the boat were saved.
Read the Coroner's Report on
the deaths of the three fishermen.