The Singing Ship

In my previous post about Emu Park in Queensland, Australia, I featured a photograph of the Singing Ship. I thought it deserved a post of its own: Here are some more images of this monument.

The Singing Ship is a sculpture to commemorate the visit to this area by Captain James Cook in 1770. The singing is caused by the on-shore breezes which blow through the sculpture and cause a whistle type noise to emit from it. It was erected in 1970 to celebrate the bicentenary of Cook’s visit.

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland – A sculpture that does sing

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland – The white sculpture reflects the colour of the setting sun

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland – Looking west as the tropical sun sets

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