MV Cape Don Society & Commonwealth Lighthouse Service Museum
The MV Cape Don Society Inc. is a non-profit incorporated organisation which was founded to carry out the refurbishment and conservation of the historic Lighthouse Supply and Nav Aids Maintenance Ship MV Cape Don as a part of the maritime history of Australia, in accordance with maritime heritage guidelines.
MV Cape Don, built at the Newcastle State Dockyards, NSW, and completed in January 1963, is one of a unique class of ships that was purpose-built to service navigational aids. Read more…
The work of the Society is being overseen by the
Sea Heritage Foundation, a charitable trust. You can help us by clicking the Give Now Logo to contribute to this important work.
The MV Cape Don has been used as a location for many movies including;
🎦 Goddess | 🎦 Dogwatch | and the Angelina Jolie directed 🎦 Unbroken
If you would like to become a VOLUNTEER and help to restore our ship, we invite you to join our core of skilled and non skilled volunteers.
MEMBERSHIP is easy and open to everyone. Click on the Membership image to head on over to the registration page.
We are very grateful for the many SPONSORS who have already donated so generously and would like to thank them for their continuing support.