Queenscliff HMAS Goorangai Memorial

Details

Location Shortland Bluff, Hesse Street, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Stone cairn with plaque infront of metal cross

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

The first Australian naval loss during World War 2 occurred on 20th November 1940 when H.M.A.S. Goorangai whilst on passage from Queenscliff to Portsea was sunk as the result of a collision with H.M.A.T. Duntroon.

There were no survivors.

This monument is in proud memory of those who served in H.M.A.S. Goorangai.

Fear God honour the King
I.Peter Ch.2 2. V.17 (Navy Motto)

[ Names ]

They are the flowers of the sea

Erected by the Naval Commemoration Committee of Victoria
November 1980

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

HACK, Frank Rupert

Service number PM2541
Seaman
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 1 Oct 1921

BOYLE, Gordon William

Service number COMMI...
Lieutenant Commander
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 14 Feb 1905

MACDONELL, Albert

Service number PM2059
Able Seaman
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 1 May 1912

FARQUHARSON, Norman Leslie

Service number PM1863
Able Seaman
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 1 Mar 1919

MCLOUGHLIN, Eric Markham

Service number H1292
Able Seaman
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 30 Aug 1896

SANDERS, John Henry

Service number PA1226
Able Seaman
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 23 Jan 1917

MCGREGOR, David

Service number COMMI...
Warrant Officer
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 5 Feb 1894

MOXEY, John Adrian

Service number W/581
Leading Stoker
HMAS Goorangai
Royal Australian Navy
Born 15 Nov 1912