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Meet the Neighbours:

Sydney Heritage Fleet

Heritage motor launch Harmon arriving at a museum wharf

Join a guided tour of the Sydney Heritage Fleet and Australian National Maritime Museum's joint collection of small vessels and artefacts inside the museum's Wharf 7 building and at SHF Heritage Docks.

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  • Thursday 23 February 2017

    Discover what the Sydney Heritage Fleet is doing for Australia's maritime heritage. Join a guided tour of the Sydney Heritage Fleet and Australian National Maritime Museum's joint collection of small vessels and artefacts inside the museum's Wharf 7 building and at SHF Heritage Docks. Discover the gems from small boats to ship models and other historic boating gems, from paintings and marine engines plus many oddities from earlier maritime days.

    Attendees will board the heritage motor launch, Harman (c.1943) to make their way to the extremely busy Heritage Docks and workshops at Rozelle, where the majority of SHF maintenance and restoration takes place.  The guide will lead the tour through the busy, volunteer powered workshops and observe the restoration of 1927 steam ship John Oxley and key working vessels 1902 steam tugs Waratah & Lady Hopetoun and 1903 gentlemen's schooner Boomerang to name a few.


    Ticket information

    Date: Thursday 23 February 9am-12noon

    Cost: Members $45, Non-members $55

    Inclusions: Transfer on Harmon, morning tea & tour.

    Meet: 9.00am on Endeavour Wharf.

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