Tanker Jetty, Esperance


Heritage Council

Place Number



Adj The Esplanade & Norseman Rd Esperance

Location Details

Other Name(s)

New Jetty (name used between 1935-1965)
Second Jetty, Tanker Berth

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1935 to 1980

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
Continuing Protection Order YES 21 Dec 2016
State Register Registered 26 Aug 2008 HCWebsite.Listing+ListingDocument, HCWebsite.Listing+ListingDocument

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Local Heritage Survey Adopted 27 Apr 2021 Some/Moderate significance
Municipal Inventory Adopted 23 Jul 1996
Register of the National Estate Indicative Place
Port-related Structures Survey Completed 31 Oct 1995
Statewide Lge Timber Str Survey Completed 11 Dec 1998


The condition of the jetty varies from poor to reasonably good.


Name Type Year From Year To
Public Works Department (PWD) Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11451 Tanker Jetty, Esperance Archival Record 2016

Place Type

Historic site


Epoch General Specific
Original Use Transport\Communications Water: Jetty
Present Use Transport\Communications Water: Jetty

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall TIMBER Other Timber

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment
OCCUPATIONS Grazing, pastoralism & dairying
OCCUPATIONS Rural industry & market gardening
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS River & sea transport

Creation Date

06 Sep 1988

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Last Update

01 Jul 2019


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