In Depth

Terry Cook recounts the sinking of the pilot launch Fred Moore in the Bass Strait

Joshua Peach
By Joshua Peach
March 14 2022 - 8:00am
BOATWRECK: Terry Cook was the engine driver of the Fred Moore when it foundered and sank in the Bass Strait. Picture: Paul Scambler.

Back in the summer of 1967-1968, Terry Cook was working for the Launceston Port Authority at the Pilot Station in Low Head in northern Tasmania. He was living with his wife just south of the lighthouse in a house on the Pilot Station Precinct.

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Joshua Peach

Joshua Peach

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