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PS Melbourne
Built : 1912
Hull  : Wood (redgum) and iron
Engines : Compound
Boiler : Wood-fired - built by Marshall Engineering in the UK
Length : 98 ft : Breadth - 40ft across sponsons : Draught - 2 ft 6 in (bow), 3 ft (stern)

Built for the Government of the State of Victoria for clearing fallen trees from the Murray river and also was on hand tohelp with any contruction work along the river such as bridges and locks. She was later owned by the Evans family's saw mills and used to transport logs, but was takenout of service in 1942. Owned since 1965 by the Pointon family, she was quickly renovated moved from Echuca to Mildura and now operates two daily cruises from Mildura, in late morning and early afternoon. She normally passes through Lock 11 and cruises include commentaries about local history, landscape, vegetation and wildlife. The engines and boiler are open to view.

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