This is the area underneath the fig tree (top right) where ships first unloaded.  People were rowed to shore in dinghies and townspeople congregated in this spot. The first open air church service in Kiama was held here.

The old figtree was destroyed in a fierce storm in 1964.

SS Bombo memorial plaque commemorates SS Bombo, sunk 22nd February, 1949 off Wollongong.

Sydney Harbour 1948

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiama Mayor, Joyce Wheatley unveils SS Bombo commemoration plaque at Black Beach

03 Mayor Joyce Wheatly Unveiling the Plaque at Black Beach

This is the area underneath the fig tree (top right) where ships first unloaded.  People were rowed to shore in dinghies and townspeople congregated in this spot. The first open air church service in Kiama was held here.

Memorials commemorate the sinking of the SS Bombo.

The old figtree was destroyed in a fierce storm in 1964.