HMAS Sydney Memorial

 

A memorial to HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran sits on the top of Mount Scott within the city of Geraldton. The Memorial is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith. Central to the memorial is a dome of 645 silver gulls each representing a life lost. The dome is complemented by a memorial wall, pool and sculptures of the ship bow and a grieving woman,

 

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HMAS Sydney Memorial

HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. A wreath around the ship's propeller placed at the centre of the memorial.

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