Digital photograph - Foundation Stone Port Melbourne Mission to Seamen 1888
From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria
- lord henry brougham loch, frederick sargood, sir james mcbain, simon fraser, john blyth, captain crawford pasco, port melbourne, beach street, nott street, frederick williams, brick
- The foundation stone of the Victorian Seamen's Institute, which is to be erected in Beach street, Port Melbourne, was laid on Wednesday afternoon by His Excellency the Governor, in the presence of Lady Loch, the Post master-General (Mr. F. T. Derham), Sir James MacBain, Colonel Sargood, and Mr. S. Fraser, M's.L.C., the Dean of Melbourne, the members of the local council, Mr. John Blyth, and a large concourse, of spectators.
Captain Pasco then presented His Excellency with a silver trowel and a silver-mounted ivory mallet, whereupon the stone was lowered into position
- 25 August 2019
- THIS MEMORIAL STONE
WAS LAID BY
SIR HENRY B. LOCH C.C.M.C. K.C.B.
GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA
THE 5TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER
- 1 Sep 2019 at 7:28PM