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    Gunboat HMQS Gayundah

    Launched 1884 Newcastle-on-Tyne.
    Was the scene of Australia's only naval mutiny.
    Hosted the first meeting of the fathers that founded the Federation of Australia.
    Hosted the first ever ship-to-shore radio communication with the Australian Continent.
    Served in the first World War.
    Patrolled Australian waters for 76 years.
    Was present at the Bee-Gees first ever performance. (Filmer's Palace Hotel on Woody Point)
    Now rests at Woody Point, Qld, Australia.







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    Now you need to head on out to Heron Island to take shots of her sister ship, which is up on the reef there.

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    G'Day Greg, That's a very fine photo...
    I know were that is and have never had a good look at her so taken that quality photo.
    Damn good pub at Woody Point "Belvedere"; serves great meals.....
    Cheers, crowie

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    Quote Originally Posted by bsrlee View Post
    Now you need to head on out to Heron Island to take shots of her sister ship, which is up on the reef there.
    I never knew that. Will google it. Thank you





    Quote Originally Posted by crowie View Post
    G'Day Greg, That's a very fine photo...
    I know were that is and have never had a good look at her so taken that quality photo.
    Damn good pub at Woody Point "Belvedere"; serves great meals.....
    Cheers, crowie
    yes it is, I've eaten there many times myself.

    cheers both ... Greg

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