Photographs of river boats [PRG 1258/1] • Photograph

P.S. Canally entering Lock 11

P.S. Canally entering Lock 11

'Canally', the first boat to enter Lock 11.

Canberra under construction

Canberra under construction

The 'Canberra', diesel paddle wheel vessel, under construction at Goolwa.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra' tied up to river bank, a man sitting at the stern where items of furniture and equipment are neatly arranged. Probably in period when used as fishing house boat.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra' tied up to river bank at Boundary Bend.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra' at river bank with mirror reflection.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra' tied up at Lock 10, with a large family group posed on the front deck.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra' with the 'P.S. Ranger' moored at river bank, with property with windmill in background. Although according to a researcher, the vessel on the right (astern of the Canberra) is the 'PS Fairy'.

Dining room of P.S. Canberra

Dining room of P.S. Canberra

The polished wood dining room of 'P.S. Canberra', showing wooden chest with mirror, flower arrangements and glass lamp, windows with lace curtains.

P.S. Canberra with passengers at Mildura

P.S. Canberra with passengers at Mildura

The 'P.S. Canberra' with passengers at Mildura.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

The 'P.S. Canberra'. Norm Collins, Engineer, at stokehole.

P.S. Canberra

P.S. Canberra

Captain Bill Collins at P.S. Canberra's wheel at Mildura.

Stern wheeler Captain Sturt under reconstruction at Mannum Quarries

Stern wheeler Captain Sturt under reconstruction at Mannum Quarries

Side view of 'Captain Sturt' under reconstruction at Mannum Quarries, 22 February 1916. The upper parts were added later at Blanchetown. 'Captain Sturt' was unusual in pushing its barges forward, not towing them behind it.

Captain Sturt

Captain Sturt

'Captain Sturt' in Lock 1, with wheelhouse and cabins reconstructed, July 1916.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

'P.S. Captain Sturt' at Coffer Dam, Lock number 1, Blanchetown, during construction of Lock.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

The 'P.S. Captain Sturt' approaching site of Lock number 1 with three barges of stone.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

Side view of 'P.S. Captain Sturt' with a barge of crushed stone, Lock number 1 site.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

'P.S. Captain Sturt' at construction of second railway bridge, Murray Bridge, 1925.

P.S. Captain Sturt steaming

P.S. Captain Sturt steaming

An early view of 'P.S. Captain Sturt' steaming, with crew at bow.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

'P.S. Captain Sturt' pushing barge, its stern paddle wheel spraying water.

The engine room of stern wheel paddle steamer Captain Sturt

The engine room of stern wheel paddle steamer Captain Sturt

S.W. Captain Sturt's engine room, with man in suit applying oil.

View of engine room of stern wheel paddle steamer Captain Sturt

View of engine room of stern wheel paddle steamer Captain Sturt

Wide view of 'S.W. Captain Sturt's engine room.

View of S.W. Captain Sturt's engine room showing gauge at right

View of S.W. Captain Sturt's engine room showing gauge at right

P.S. Captain Sturt's stern wheel.

Captain Payne and Bill Baker in S.W. Captain Sturt's wheelhouse

Captain Payne and Bill Baker in S.W. Captain Sturt's wheelhouse

Captain Harry Payne and Bill Baker in S.W. Captain Sturt's wheelhouse.

P.S. Captain Sturt with Captain Johnson and others on deck

P.S. Captain Sturt with Captain Johnson and others on deck

The 'P.S. Captain Sturt' with Captain Johnson, four women, a baby and girl on the deck with wheelhouse at back.

P.S. Captain Sturt

P.S. Captain Sturt

The 'P.S. Captain Sturt' with a group of unidentified men posed on upper deck over the bow, two are holding piano accordions.

Houseboat Captain Sturt at Goolwa

Houseboat Captain Sturt at Goolwa

The 'Captain Sturt' converted to 'Houseboat Captain Sturt', at Goolwa.

Captain Sturt as house boat at Goolwa

Captain Sturt as house boat at Goolwa

The 'Captain Sturt' as a house boat at Goolwa, sideview from stern paddle.

P.S. Cato

P.S. Cato

The 'P.S. Cato' with barge 'Albemarle' on flooded river.

P.S. Cato with wool barge on Barwon River

P.S. Cato with wool barge on Barwon River

The 'P.S. Cato' with wool barge on Barwon River, at Brewarrina, probably 1890 flood. A researcher believes that this is actually the steamer 'Rita' not the 'P.S. Cato'.

P.S. Charlotte

P.S. Charlotte

The 'Charlotte', also known as 'Dargo', later taken over by Rhoda Singh, Afghan trader. 'Etona' in rear, below Morgan wharf. [Date changed from ca.1885, as the 'Etona' was not built until 1898].