Lance Puckeridge

Lance Puckeridge has extensive knowledge of the Port Kembla area and shares great insights into details of life in the Illawarra. Lance gives a candid account of his experience growing up in Port Kembla. He discovered his Aboriginality as a young adult, it was kept from him earlier in life. He describes his work helping many people as a Pastor for Missions to Seamen.

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Aboriginal – Missions to Seaman – Missions to Seafarers – Missions to Seaman Chaplain – Port Kembla – Surf Beach Road – Pig Iron Bob – Ships of Shame Inquiry – Ships of Shame – Edward Puckeridge – Wollongong Gravedigger

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