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SV May Queen : a grand survivor / Rex Kerrison & Richard Johnson
Bib ID 6538357
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Kerrison, A. Rex. (Allen Rex), 1938-, author
 
Printer Hobart, Tasmania : Forty South Publishing ; [2014]
Description Hobart, Tasmania : Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd for the May Queen Trust, [2014] 
©2014 
xiv, 178 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps, plan, portraits ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780992279141
Summary

"Designed and built in 1867 on the Huon River, May Queen is one of Tasmania's most distinctive coastal traders. So significant is she to maritime history, May Queen has been awarded World Ship Trust Maritime Heritage status... Her story also highlights many aspects of early Tasmanian craftmanship and life in colonial times... She now sits resplendent in Constitution Dock, Hobart."--Back cover.

Notes

"Written at the behest of the May Queen Trust"--Title page.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index.

Subjects May Queen (Ship)  |  Sailing ships -- Tasmania -- History.  |  Wooden boats -- Tasmania -- Design and construction -- History.  |  Sailing ships -- Tasmania -- Conservation and restoration.  |  Coastwise shipping -- Tasmania -- History.  |  Huon River (Tas.) -- History.  |  Tasmania, Southern -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Johnson, Richard A.,, author

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