- Aus Shipping, Australia, Historical POI - Central VIC, National Shipping, Shipping - Victoria, The Steamers of Port Phillip Bay, VictoriaThough two settlements previously attempted on the southern shores of Victoria had failed - one at Sorrento and the other at Corinella, it was John Batman's voyage of exploration of Port Phillip in the May and June of 1835, that saw people flock to the new found land, incredibly hastily and totally unchecked. Not two months would pass before people and their belongings began flocking in...1835
- Aus Shipping, Australia, National Shipping, Naval Ships, Shipping - Victoria, The Steamers of Port Phillip Bay, VictoriaThe SS 'Coogee' ploughed the waters of Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay for almost forty years. Her career included many incidents and accidents - all of which she survived - to be sent to her watery grave just outside Port Phillip Heads in early 1928...1887
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