Shipwreck explorer medal

Date: 1/4/2008

Max Cramer who helped find the wrecks of the


, Zuytdorp



in the 1960s was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to maritime history and the community of Geraldton. Mr Cramer, 73 also co-led an expedition to Kirk Hartog Island in 1998 leading to the discovery of a French coin left by Captain St Alouarn in 1772.

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