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Apr 30

April 30, 1998

European fan worm

Sabellid Worm Discovered at Port Noarlunga

Mary Anne Stacy of the Port Noarlunga Aquatics Centre recently discovered an unusual fan worm on a pylon of the Port Noarlunga Jetty. Suspecting it to be a Sabella worm (a species introduced from European waters in ships’ ballast) Mary Anne organised for it to be identified. Her fears proved to be correct. This is especially disturbing as although this... Read more

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May 30

May 30, 1997

Brighton Jetty South Australia - David Muirhead

Brighton Jetty clean-up dive and stormwater sump unveiling

We held our Clean Up Australia Day dive at the new Brighton jetty in March this year. There were strong south-westerlies and the seas were rough. We only had four divers but several other members were keen to assist with the clean up. The four divers entered from the shore and swam to the outer end of the new jetty... Read more

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May 30

May 30, 1997

Port Minlacowie jetty 1916 - State Library of South Australia B32231

Port Minlacowie Jetty

Over Easter in 1988 twelve society members dived at the site of the old jetty at Port Minlacowie. We followed the stumps of the old jetty piles out to the end. We managed to find some broken bits of old steamship crockery and even an intact crew plate. The jetty had been built in 1877 at a cost of 4,759... Read more

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Apr 30

April 30, 1997

Port Moorowie ca1916 State Library of SA B12702

Port Moorowie Jetty

In May 1980, Peter Gilbert took me out in his rubber duck for a dive at Broken Bottom. When we arrived at the site I was embarrassed to find that I had left all of my three face masks in my car at the Glenelg ramp. We had to return to the shore to pick one of them up. Eight... Read more

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