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The Loch Ard Peacock  
   

The Loch Ard Peacock

This beautiful artefact must be nearly 5 feet tall.
Australia's most valuable shipping artefact.

March 30th 2013
Saturday 30th. As it happens you will find it at Warrnambool at the Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum. The museum has a special theme, The Loch Ard, but also artefacts from various maritime disasters on this rugged coast of South West Victoria. About 2000 people lost their lives on this coast, and over 60 kilometres, the list of ship wrecks is frightening. 17 just in the coast at Warrnambo ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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