Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

HMAS Goorangai (1940)

The plaque reads ...

HMAS GoorangaiHMAS 'Goorangai'
First auxillary minesweeping trawler
collided with troop carrying coastal
liner "Duntroon' in shipping channel
Port Phillip Bay, Victoria 20.11.1940.
Rapidly sank with all hands including
Eric Markham McLoughlin H1592 stoker
born Hobart 30.08.1896 - served WW1 & 2.