Murray River Steamers 01 Thursday January, 1874 PS ‘Burrabogie’ Gippsland's Steamers, Murray River Steamers, New South Wales, Shipping - New South Wales, Shipping - Victoria, Victoria The paddle steamer PS 'Burrabogie' was built sometime prior to 1874. Originating in Echuca, she serviced the Murray River trade from 1874 to 1885 at which time she was sold and transported to the Gippsland Lakes. She was renamed PS "Burrabogie" c 1889...Visit Full Post Continue reading 1874 01 Saturday January, 1876 PS ‘Ethel Jackson’ Gippsland's Steamers, Murray River Steamers, New South Wales, Shipping - New South Wales, Shipping - Victoria, Victoria The 159 tonne paddle steamer, PS 'Ethel Jackson', was built in 1876, by William Wilson of Echuca for McCulloch & Co. She was designed as a cargo steamer, built of composite materials, at a length of 115 ft (35 m) and was powered by a massive 62 horsepower engine. She was the largest boat on the Murray River and the flagship of her owners...Visit Full Post Continue reading 1876 January 1, 1874January 1, 1876.Still can’t find what you are looking for ???Search POI Australia Search for:Search*** Please note that if the exact date is not known, the timeline post date will default to the mid of the relevant month or year, and the closest available day thereafter.