Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

FV Eastern Star (1997)

The plaque reads ...

FV Eastern Star (1997)F.V.'Eastern Star'
Freak wave overwhelmed and sank
anchored vessel in Ahrberg Bay
south of Pieman Heads ~ all crew lost.
Gregory Halliday - Clinton Patterson
Wayne Rowlings (Master)


The Eastern Star had six months earlier rescued the sole survivor from the wrecked Helen J that also was hit by big seas just north of Ahrberg Bay on Tasmania's west coast.