Status: Not Curated

Area: Christmas Island National Park, Christmas Island

Keywords: phosphate, shiploaders, buildings, mcgovern, fish, cove, constructed, background, these, were, during, was, flying, crane, pedestal, pmcgovern, ship, loaders, nearly, destroyed, huge

Coordinates: -10.4257755, 105.6719715

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  • View Towards The Housing Flats From Round About Feb 2001
  • Flying Fish Cove Crane Pedestal constructed by P.McGovern with phosphate ship loaders in background, these shiploaders were nearly destroyed by huge waves during a 1988 storm. My company with its team of boilermaker welders and fitters maintained the ship
  • Fying Fish Cove wharf facilities with Phosphate storage and handling buildings. These buildings were attacked by Japanese aircraft during WW2, a 500 pound bomb just missed the buildings and was discovered by P. McGovern in 1990 whilst diving next to shipl
  • Sand imported from Pulau Belitung in Indonesia by P. McGovern, with Malay Kampong & Mosque in background, the pilot boat pushing the barge was constructed by P. McGovern
  • MV Tycoon wreck
  • Christmas Island Post Office
  • The courthouse that is only in session every two months
  • The local round-a-bout notice boards (where everyone gets their news)

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