Here’s Cheers to Captain Crozier

On April 26th, 1837, Captain Richard Crozier (pictured here as an older man) anchored his ship in the lee of Granite Island and named the sheltered waters Victor Harbour. It is important to note that this spelling of Harbour referred to the waters around the Point, not the land. He had been appointed to the […]

Victor Harbor, The Tale of our Town’s name, and the ‘u’

Why has the town of Victor Harbor dropped the ‘u’ from the spelling of its name? The spelling of the town’s name has been a topic of conversation and often controversy for many years. The story goes right back to the earliest years of settlement in the Colony of South Australia. Local Aboriginal people referred […]