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Avis Winifred DANIEL (21 Years)

Did you know Avis, or would you like to help remember her? Leave a comment in the post, below. Avis was a nursing sister at Darwin hospital and was on board the Ferry, Mandorah Queen. The Mandorah Queen was found in 1981 at the northern end of Weed Reef. Avis […]

Aftermath – Photos by Rod Blume

Click on a photo to open in a lightbox. These photos were supplied by Simone Baird in the Cyclone Tracy Survivors facebook group.

The Patris

    Following cyclone Tracy the Australian Government leased the Patris from its parent company Chandris, to be used as a floating hostel for those who had lost their homes, from February 14, 1975 until November 1975. She was then used for several unsuccessful short term ventures before being scrapped […]