& Wayne Joseph ROWLINGS
Freak wave overwhelmed and sank
anchored vessel in Ahrberg Bay
south of Pieman Heads ~ all crew lost.
Gregory Halliday - Clinton Patterson
Wayne Rowlings (Master)
At time of his disappearance, Clinton was aged 21 years.
On 21 July 1997, there were three crew members onboard the fishing vessel ‘Eastern Star’ in waters at Ahrberg Bay on the west coast of Tasmania. The vessel sank due to a freak wave, and all crew members were lost at sea.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1300 333 000.