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Catani Gardens, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

 

CATANI GARDENS, ST KILDA, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

Captain Cook Statue

 


Description:
The address is Fitzroy Street & Jacka Boulevard, Catani Gardens, St Kilda 3182, Victoria, Australia
Standing on a granite base, the statue is a replica of the one at Whitby, England by Sir John Tweed, R.A.
Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number    H1805.
Heritage Listing – National Trust

History:
Donated by Mr Andrew Stenhouse, a retired contractor who lived at Beaconsfield Parade, St Kilda, he was interested in the reclamation of the foreshore in front of his dwelling .
The monument cost £1500, and was probably the first major memorial to Captain Cook in Victoria.
The statue was unveiled on Monday December 7th, 1914 by the Governor of Victoria, Sir Arthur Stanley.  Gathered were Commonwealth and State notables and hundreds of St Kilda residents.

Inscriptions:
On the Base:

Andrew Stenhouse, 3rd December 1914,
Captain Cook, H.M.S. Endeavour, 2nd August, 1763


Front Inscription:

 

Captain Cook    H.M.S. Endeavour     August 26th 1768
Presented by Andrew Stenhouse 3rd December 1914

(Back Inscription)

 

 

Crew of H.M.S Endeavour

 

CAP. JAS COOK

P. FLOWERS

E. TERRELL

Z. HICKS

T. REARDON

T. JORDAN

JOHN GORE

J. RAMSAY

T. MATTHEW

R. MOLYNEUX

W. DAWSON

D. ROBERTS

R. PICKERSGILL

F. HAITE

T. JONES

C. CLERKE

S. JONES

 

F. WILKINSON

J. NICHOLSON

MARINES

J. BOOTIE

F. SUTHERLAND

J. EDGECOMBE

J. MONKHOUSE

T. SIMMONDS

J. TRUSS

P. SAUNDERS

R. HUGHES

T. ROSSITER

I. SMITH

S. MOODY

W. JUDGE

W. HARVEY

I. JOHNSON

D. PRESTON

JOS. MAGRA

W. COLLETT

W. WILTSHIRE

I. MANLEY

A. WOLFE

W. GREENSLADE

W. MONKHOUSE

M. COX

S. GIBSON

W. PERRY

C. WILLIAMS

T. DUNSTER

S. FORWOOD

A. SIMPSON

C. WEBB

R. ORTON

T. KNIGHT

J. BOWLES

J. GATHRAY

H. STEVENS

R. PAUL

J. SATTERLY

T. JONES

 

J. THOMPSON

A. PONTO

CIVILIANS

S. EVANS

J. DOZEY

J. BANKS

A. WEIR

J. TUNLEY

C. SOLANDER

T. HARDMAN

M. LITTLEBOY

C. GREEN

J. READING

J. GOODJOHN

J. REYNOLDS

B. JORDAN

J. WOODWORTH

S. PARKINSON

J. RAVENHILL

J. WOODWORTH

A. BUCHAN

G. NOWELL

W. PECKOVER

A. SPORING

I. PARKER

R. LITTLEBOY

J. ROBERTS

R. ANDERSON

H. JEFFS

P. BRISCOE

J. GRAY

J. THURMOND

T. RICHMOND

R. TAYLOR

R. STAINSBY

G. JORDON

R. HUTCHINS

W. HOWSON

 

J. CHILDS

N. MOREY

 


Latitude/Longitude:  -37.863953S     144.971553E

References:
Cook’s Log, page 751, vol. 13, no. 4 (1990)
Cook’s Log, page 16, vol. 34, no. 3 (2011)
Website: monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/landscape/discovery/display/33522-captain-james-cook
Website: vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/66406/download-report

 

 

 

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