The River Gallery’s Piece of History

The Anchor

River Walk Entry - Riverview Ct

The Anchor symbolises The River Gallery’s link with history as the site of the Commonwealth Lighthouse Service Depot. Lightships, buoys were brought to the Depot for maintenance and repairs in workshops where The River Gallery’s Buildings now stand.

View of Kangaroo Point Dry Dock – 1962-2017
New Ship Launched from Evans Deakin’s Cairns Street Dry Dock Ship Yard – Kangaroo Point – 1962 (BCC-S35-943115)

Aerial View of 6 Merthyr Road – 1969-Present
Commonwealth Lighthouse Depot August 1969 (QImagery QAP1967051)

August 1969