HMAS Sydney Memorial Geraldton Western Australia

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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 seagulls 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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1. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 003 1x2]

2. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 004]

3. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. A ship's propeller forms the centre piece of the memorial to the 645 Australian sailors who lost their lives when HMAS Sydney II was sunk in 1942. The wreck of the ship was discovered in March 2008. [2008 189D 006]

4. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The centre piece of the memorial is a dome of 645 stainless steel seagulls representing the Australian sailors lost when HMAS Sydney II was sunk in 1942. The wreck of the ship was discovered in March 2008. [2008 189D 007]

5. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. A boy on a bike gazes out to sea next to the bronze statue of a woman desperately looking for a sign of the ill fated HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. The wreck of the ship was discovered in March 2008. [2008 189D 008c]

6. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. Detail of some of the 645 stainless steel seagulls forming the dome at the memorial to HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. The wreck of the ship was discovered in March 2008. [2008 189D 009]

7. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 010]

8. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 013]

9. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. Detail of the structure and some of the 645 seagulls representing the lives lost on the RAN Cruiser, HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 013]

10. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. Detail of the structure and some of the 645 seagulls representing the lives lost on the RAN Cruiser, HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 012]

11. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. A ship's propeller forms the centre piece under the dome of the memorial to the HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 016 1x2]

12. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. A bronze sculpture of a woman gazing desperately out to sea waiting for news of the HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 018]

13. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, representing the bow of the HMAS Sydney II and the dome of 645 seagulls are two of the main elements in the memorial to the ship and crew lost off the Western Australian coast in November 1941. [2008 189D 020]

14. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 021]

15. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The stele, a dramatic shape representing the bow of the RAN Cruiser HMAS Sydney II and the bronze of a woman gazing out to sea waiting for news of the ill fated ship, sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 024 1x1]

16. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The wall of remembrance encloses the central dome on two segments of the land side of the memorial. [2008 189D 025 1x3]

17. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA. The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. [2008 189D 027]

18. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Detail of some of the 645 stainless steel seagulls forming the dome at the memorial to HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. Each seagull represents a life lost.

19. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. Visitors with the life-size replica of the ship's bow.

20. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Detail of the dome with some of the 645 stainless steel seagulls at the memorial to HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

21. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Young visitors at the propeller under the dome of the memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran.

22. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Detail of some of the 645 stainless steel seagulls forming the dome at the memorial to HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

23. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Detail of some of the 645 stainless steel seagulls forming the dome at the memorial to HMAS Sydney II lost in 1942 off the Western Australian coast. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

24. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Children at the propeller under the dome of the memorial to HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran.

25. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Young visitors at the memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941. The sunken pool with a central seagull is symbolic of the wreck at the ocean bottom.

26. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in 1941. The bronze woman in 1940s dress, gazes to the distant horizon waiting forever for the return of her son, husband or boyfriend.

27. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The dome consists of 645 stylized stainless steel seagulls representing the 645 crew lost.

28. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The sunken pool a symbol of HMAS Sydney lying at the ocean bottom.

29. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in 1941. The bronze woman in 1940s dress, gazes to the distant horizon waiting forever for the return of her son, husband or boyfriend.

30. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The ship's propeller is under the centre of the dome of seagulls.

31. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The sunken pool is a symbol of HMAS Sydney lying at the ocean bottom.

32. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. A single stainless steel seagull soars over the sunken pool.

33. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

34. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Detail of the wall of remembrance at the memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941.

35. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. Granite inlay pattern under the dome of seagulls.

36. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The memorial is on Mount Scott within the city of Geraldton.

37. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . Approach to the HMAS Sydney memorial on Mount Scott within the city of Geraldton. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

38. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

39. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

40. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. A wreath on the propeller at the centre of the memorial.

41. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. A stainless steel seagull soars over the sunken pool, a symbol of HMAS Sydney lying at the ocean bottom.

42. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The Memorial design is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith.

43. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The wall of remembrance listing the names of the 645 lives lost on the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran.

44. HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton WA . The memorial to the HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran. The memorial is on Mount Scott within the city of Geraldton.

 

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