Greater Hume Shire

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  • Day11

    A submarine far from the ocean!

    April 16 in Australia

    After a very long day in the car we spent the night in Holbrook. It's a pretty small town and the only cafe open was a Mexican one, so that was lucky because we love tacos. Our cabin was small!

    There is a huge submarine in the park! We could climb on it. Why is there a submarine on land? Well there was this Captain called Holbrook who sailed on it to fight the Germans in World War 2. It was an old fashioned submarine at the time and they nearly ran out of oxygen but Holbrook was very brave and took down a whole battleship! The town had been called Germanton and wanted a new name so they chose Holbrook. He thought that was so nice he raised money to bring the sub there once it stopped being used.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Greater Hume Shire, Comté de Grand Hume, Contea di Greater Hume, Greater Hume Shire Council

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