Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

Spring Bay Disaster

The plaque reads ...

Spring Bay DisasterSpring Bay Disaster
21 November 1896

Drowned crossing from Maria Iss
whilst in the execution of their duty
I.J.McCluskey Council Clerk & Police Superintendent
G.Eppingstall Police Sub-Inspector
T.Pyke boatman          J.Ford blacksmith
W.Evans shoemaker          J.McGrath publican

 

See also William John Evans