(Image taken in May 2002. Author’s own collection.)
Natural pools. The only evident man-made improvements are the set of stairs with a handrail leading to the pool and the signboard erected by Shoalhaven City Council. These pools are not far from the wreck of the Merimbula and Currarong is the settlement nearest to the Point Perpendicular lighthouse on Jervis Bay
Beecroft Parade, Currarong, NSW, 2540, Australia
(Latitude South 35 degrees 00 minutes 40 seconds, Longitude East 150 degrees 49 minutes 32 seconds)
Shell middens testify to a lengthy Aboriginal presence on the Beecroft Peninsula.
The Point Perpendicular lighthouse on Jervis Bay was constructed in 1899.
The S.S. Merimbula was wrecked when it ran aground on a rock shelf off Beecroft Headland.