Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

Will Watch (1958)

The plaque reads ...

Will WatchWill Watch
Wooden Aux ketch foundered 17.12.1958
in heavy seas N. of Three Hummock Is.
enroute Ulverstone to Currie, King Is.
with 73 tons general cargo, crew of 5.
Captain: George McCarthy (29)
Engineer: Peter Hanson (45)
Deckhands: Neville Clifts (20)
Anthony Dick (19)   John Mercer (16)
~ We heard you but could do nothing ~