Memorial: M3426

Plaque at Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia commemorating passengers and crew of the ‘Loch Ard’, lost 1878

Location

Cliff top, Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia

Transcript

In memory of the 52 people who died / when the 'Loch Ard' sank / near here on 1st June 1878 / Only four bodies were recovered-those of Mrs. Evory Carmichael, Miss Raby / Carmichael, Arthur Mitchell and Reginald Jones. These were placed in coffins / made from timber washed up in Loch Ard Gorge and buried in this cemetery. A / cross of spars from the wreckage was erected over the graves and this was later / replaced with headstones / PASSENGERS / DR. EVORY CARMICHAEL / MRS. EVORY CARMICHAEL / REBECCA (Raby) CARMICHAEL / MARGARET CARMICHAEL / ANNIE CARMICHAEL / EVORY CARMICHAEL / THOMAS CARMICHAEL / W.R. GODBY / REGINALD JONES / ARTHUR MITCHELL / WILLIAM PATTERSON / THOMAS PITTS / HERBERT RALF / GERALD ROLLESTON / JOHN STUCKEY / MRS. JOHN STUCKEY / GEORGE YATES / CREW / Captain / GEORGE GIBB / First Mate / GEORGE McLAUCHLAN / Second Mate / GEORGE K. BAXTER / Third Mate ERNEST A. ATKINSON / Carpenter / JAMES RANCIE / Boatswain / R. HUNT / Sailmaker / ROBERT FOX / Steward / GEORGE CLAZ / Cook / RONALD GILES / Ordinary Seaman / E.F. FINCHAM / Engine Driver / HENRY DONOHUE / Lamp Trimmer / WILLIAM JOHNSTON / Second Steward / WILLIAM SPICER / Able Seamen / THOMAS HESDTOR / G.M. NEIL/J.M. GEMILY / EVIDEL / A.M. GRANGOEST / JOHN JOHNSTON / JOHN EGAN / CHARLES CAMERON / GEORGE FREEMAN / JOSEPH KING / WILLIAM LEGG / WILLIAM WRIGHT / GEORGE CHINN / JOHN BROKS / THOMAS KING / GEORGE SMITH / JAMES WOOD / HENRY ANDERSON / C. ARCHER / MAGNUS MUNAY / Apprentices / ROBERT STRASENBERGH / W.H. STEPHENSON/ERECTED BY THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE 1978'

Details

Type: Plaque
Date Erected: 1978
Vessel: Loch Ard

People

Anderson, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Archer, C.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Atkinson, Ernest A.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 3rd Mate
Organisation:
Baxter, George K.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Mate
Organisation:
Broks, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Cameron, Charles
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Carmichael, Evory
Age: 40
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Carmichael, Rebecca
Age: 20
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Carmichael, Margaret
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Carmichael, Annie
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Carmichael, Evory
Age: 45
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Carmichael, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Chinn, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Claz, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Steward
Organisation:
Donohue, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Engine driver
Organisation:
Egan, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Evidel, Evidel
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Fincham, E. F.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation:
Fox, Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Sailmaker
Organisation:
Freeman, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Gemily, J. M.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Gibb, George
Age: 29
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:
Godby, W. R.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Grangoest, A. M.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Hesdtor, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Hunt, R
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Boatswain
Organisation:
Johnston, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lamp trimmer
Organisation:
Johnston, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Jones, Reginald
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
King, Joseph
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
King, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Legg, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
McLauchlan, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 1st Mate
Organisation:
Mitchell, Arthur
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Munay, Magnus
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Neil, G. M.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Patterson, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Pitts, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Ralf, Herbert
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Rancie, James
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter
Organisation:
Rolleston, Gerald
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Smith, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Spicer, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Steward
Organisation:
Stephenson, W. H.
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation:
Strasenbergh, Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation:
Stuckey, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Stuckey, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Wood, James
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Wright, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation:
Yates, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Dr Evory Carmichael was acting as ship's doctor in return for nominal sum and free accommodation.