This memorial to the great a Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama is located in the Esplanade Reserve, across the railway line from Fishing Boat Harbour. Its creation was inspired by the strong Portuguese community in Fremantle.
Ceramicist Edgar Nailor
Sculptor Ciare Bailey
Designer John Kirkness
Queen Mary 2 is the flagship of Cunard Line. She was constructed to replace the then ageing Queen Elizabeth 2, which was the Cunard flagship from 1969 to 2004 and the last major ocean liner built before Queen Mary 2. Queen Mary 2 had the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) prefix conferred on her by the Royal Mail when she entered service in 2004, as a gesture to Cunard’s history.