Remains Of The Gayundah - An Old Gunship

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The Gayundah has had a colourful history & one certainly worth "Googleing". She entered service as a gunboat in 1884 & was assigned to coastal patrols of Moreton Bay & as a training ship.

In 1921, she was sold to a Brisbane gravel company & began a career as a barge & in 1958 she was beached at Woody Point as a breakwater.

A sad ending to a once proud gunboat.

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Boo, schöner Schrotthaufen. ;)

Olavo Flavio on August 8

Biobauer El reposo del guerrero,Der Rest des Kriegers

brko.jabuka on August 11

Well done!


I added your beautiful gallery in my favorite!

Best regards, Petar

What a bleak imagen and shoking at the same time!!-- I´m so sad because of the destiny of our Panoramio. We shall lost many friends...yes, I know, there are many other places but it will be no the same! --22/13--AnaM

Ge Ko on October 30

The rust can be creative! ;)

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Best wishes from Germany,

Ge Ko

trisha2244 11 days ago

Wow! It reminds me of Salvador Dali. :) L&f

Nabin Basnet 2 days ago

wow! amazing picture!

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  • Uploaded on February 27, 2012
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    by jack hardy
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-620
    • Taken on 2012/02/13 14:13:04
    • Exposure: 50.000s
    • Focal Length: 14.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/22.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash