yards into the bush from the mangroves' high water mark when I came. The Captain of the Bopple would take no notice of the signals indicating the state of the bar; he would lash himself on to the bridge and lock his men downstairs and take his ship over the bar. For example, for three months in 1868, the markers for crossing the Wide Bay Bar were not distinguishable from outside the bar in bad weather - a decidedly inferior situation. After Inskip they were asked to relieve at Hook Point where Lightkeeper Hans Bellert had become very sick. You can also see the three 800 gallon water tanks. (Dan Jenner, 2003) "Crossing the Bar" is a 1889 poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson who knew of the dangers of crossing a watery bar. . Walding) Richard Walding, great nephew of Emily Reilly, was invited to take part in installing the pillar - (Linda Walding) Richard Walding thanks the rangers for their work and talks about the circumstances of Emily's death. National Maritime Museum, London. The Choice Hotels corporate office is currently located in Silver Spring, Maryland but will be moving about 20 miles to Rockville in 2013. Inskip - Records Ref MS 3784 Description - Journal kept from 3 November 1850. In September 1895 Sarah Gibson did a stick take to see just what was available.
Walding ) The Inskip Peninsular Recreation Area is popular with day trippers. They were relieved by Eric John Turton and his wife Winifred Jane. Hundreds of men visited the Lightkeeper's house during the war and were always warmly welcomed. One day this will all slip away quite unexpectedly - and then return. There is no intention of making this a tourist attraction or part of any heritage trail. The Government of NSW, located in Sydney, was not over-generous to the northern ports, especially as separation approached. To say it was a lonely life at Hook Point is an understatement; it needs a certain quality of character to stand (actually enjoy) the loneliness. She came to live with us for a while to help out before returning to Amy. The Visitors Book for records "Mike, our faithful dog, dies". The Ide reached there in the afternoon of the 26th April 1902 and did some rabbit shooting the next morning.