Site Name Coast opposite Dunk Is.
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Djurun
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -17.944
Longitude 146.091
Date Between 12 Mar 1872 and 31 Mar 1872
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 45
Victims Killed Notes Killed Men WomenC
Attackers Colonisers: Military
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative Sailors from the ship 'Governor Blackall' killed Djuru people who were alleged to be perpetrators of the Maria massacre.
Sources Bottoms 2013:134-6; (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **