Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

FV Red Baron (1995)

The plaque reads ...

FV Red Baron (1995)F.V. 'Red Baron'
1.12.1995
Crayfishing out of Strahan, pots set
off Sloop Rock, night anchored, took on
water, abandoned ship, unable to release
dinghy from davits, 2 crew separated in dark.
Crewman with EPIRB made land but
Mark 'Nicky' Whelan (44) died at sea.