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Item:168122
Surname:Breakwater fog bell
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Date:27 February 1878
Place:Bullock Island (Carrington) Newcastle
Source:SMH
Details:On the island are several important establishments, the chief of which is the Soho Foundry of Messrs. Morrison and Bearby, situated at euphonious Onebygamba. Here the other day a large fog-bell, for the Northern breakwater, was cast. I believe it was one of the largest castings ever made in the colony, and the event created quite an excitement in the local Press
Item:115881
Surname:Breakwater Stockade
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Date:1854 21 January
Place:Newcastle
Source:MM
Details:Archibald Clunes Innes appointed Visiting Justice at the Breakwater Stockade
Item:78535
Surname:Macquarie Pier (Newcastle Breakwater)
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Date:1829 13 February
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:Partly laid when Colonel Morisset was commandant between the mainland and Nobbys. Now tumbling into decay
Item:132186
Surname:Macquarie Pier (Newcastle Breakwater)
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Date:1819 12 June
Place:Newcastle
Source:SG
Details:Government Orders. Statement of the Police and Orphan Institution Funds 31st March 1819. - 82/14s/- to be paid to Mr. R. Jenkins for Iron for the Macquarie Pier at Newcastle
Item:71202
Surname:Macquarie Pier, (Newcastle Breakwater)
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Date:1819 Oct - Dec
Place:Newcastle
Source:Convict Settlement
Details:Temple and Evans overseers at Macquarie Pier
Item:56408
Surname:Newcastle breakwater
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Date:1849 4 July
Place:Newcastle
Source:MM
Details:Select committee appointed to inquire into the state of the breakwater. Col Snodgrass, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Dangar, Mr. Nichols and Mr. Dickson
Item:57607
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1849 25 August
Place:Newcastle
Source:MM
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Item:57657
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1849 29 August
Place:Newcastle
Source:MM
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Item:80509
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1833 28 October
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:Convict gangs preparing road to convey necessary materials for work on the breakwater
Item:80538
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1834 12 December
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:Tenders called for material for the construction of breakwater. 1800 feet of hardwood boards needed
Item:80545
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1835 25 July
Place:Newcastle
Source:SG
Details:Surveyor Nicholson to superintend the progress of the breakwater
Item:82139
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1836 1 March
Place:Newcastle
Source:SG
Details:Inspected by Chief Engineer Captain Barney and declared to be a decided failure
Item:82193
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1837 24 February
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:40 labourers forwarded from Sydney to Newcastle to work on the breakwater
Item:82210
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1837 8 August
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:Two prisoners at work at the breakwater badly injured in an explosion
Item:82235
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1839 20 March
Place:Newcastle
Source:SH
Details:Gang of men employed on Nobbys Island to commence the breakwater at that end
Item:83861
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1851 7 June
Place:Newcastle
Source:MM
Details:Extensive breach made in the Breakwater during a violent gale. 20 chains length completely washed away. The rails of the tram road torn up and cast into the harbour.
Item:88196
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1840 29 August
Place:Newcastle
Source:CJ
Details:Estimates for 18 41 - 600 towards completing the breakwater
Item:88205
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1841 25 February
Place:Newcastle
Source:Australian
Details:Six or seven convicts killed in an accident at the breakwater
Item:88215
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1841 18 December
Place:Newcastle
Source:HRG
Details:Convicts previously employed building the military barracks sent to the breakwater ballast wharf leaving 40 to complete the parade ground
Item:88428
Surname:Newcastle Breakwater
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Date:1841 12 June
Place:Newcastle
Source:FP
Details:26 years in the making. 54 feet of the breakwater washed into the harbour in high seas

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