Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 08 January 2023 Australia – Victoria

8 January 2023

No. 013(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

Patterson River

Submerged Car and Trailer Downstream of Boat Ramp




Mariners are advised that a car and trailer have entered the water at Patterson River Boat Ramp. The car and trailer have floated approximately 100 metres downstream of boat ramp No. 1 and sunk, presenting a significant hazard to navigation.
The car and trailer have sunk in the navigable portion of the river, near to the floating pontoon, at approximate location 38˚04.275’S, 145˚07.540’E (WGS84).
The car and trailer will be removed as soon as practicable.
Mariners are advised to navigate with extreme caution within the vicinity of Patterson River Boat Ramp.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Jo Richards

Regional Director, Southern and Maritime Region

Southern and Maritime Region

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