- Aus Shipping, Australia, Coastal Runs - QLD, Coastal Runs - VIC, International Shipping, Queensland, Shipping - Queensland, Shipping - Victoria, The Steamers of Port Phillip Bay, VictoriaThe SS 'Edina' is one of the most remembered vessels that plied the waters of Port Phillip Bay. Often referred to as the 'Old Lady of Port Phillip', she became the longest serving Screw Steamer in the World. Her active service included the North Sea Trade, 2 wars, Victoria's West Coast Run, New Zealand to Melbourne, Queensland Coastal Trade, and Port Phillip Bay Runs from 1880 to 1938...1854
- American entrepreneur, Philip McArdell, together with Raphael, began building the screw steamer SS 'Lady Darling', designed specifically for the Gippsland Lakes trade, on the banks of the river Tambo, in 1861...
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- Coastal Runs - VIC, Gippsland's Steamers, Shipping - Victoria, The Steamers of Port Phillip Bay, VictoriaThe propeller driven, screw steamer SS 'Despatch' was built in 1869 by Thomas B Seath, Rutherglen, Scotland. The 237 tonne iron steamer was originally built with 2 funnels, however, one funnel was removed at a later date...1869
- The 'Latrobe' was a steel hulled, two masted Schooner built to transport cargo from Melbourne to the various ports within Gippsland's enormous 400 km² lake and river system. With her only form of propulsion being the wind in her sails, the schooner was vulnerable to the weather conditions, especially when attempting narrow and dangerous passages...
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