This is one of two obelisks built in 1869 to guide vessels through hazardous reefs into the anchorage at Port Irwin (Port Denison). The tender of Richard Sparkes was accepted, the price being 45 pounds for two obelisks. Western Australia State Heritage Register Place No. 01242.
Vessel type: 18 ton wooden cutter
Date lost: 23 June 1868
Cause of loss: Wild weather
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