Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

Rocket (1880)

The plaque reads ...

Rocket'Rocket'
East coast trader lost 25.4.1880 with
all on board in S.E gale off Bicheno.
The 37 ton ketch was heavily laden with
25 tons of building stone from Spring Bay
bound for Georges Bay (St Helens).
Captain Fahlborg      Edward Hawkins
Benjamin Sculthorp     John Rodgers
Charles Cox       Edward Jones

 

 

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