Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thursday 30 August 2012– Day 6

Due to the Swan Hill bridge works, Thursday turned into a rest day in Swan Hill. First thing on the agenda was a cooked breakfast at the Big 4 Caravan Park next door to the Pioneer Settlement which has recently … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29 August- Day 5

A late start today saw us dig into a scrumptious breakfast of scrambled eggs and bacon and was our sustenance to keep polishing and tidying the PS Adelaide in readiness for her long await return to Swan Hill. Generators and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28 August 2012- Day 4

It was our first star lit night, so the morning was beautiful and crisp. Our engineer woke early, stoking the boiler from 5am to ensure we could depart by 7am. After a quick breakfast we sounded the whistle and began … Continue reading

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Monday 27 August 2012- Day 3

Well what a view to wake up to, the BarhamBridge in the early morning fog! After a quick freshen up at the riverside caravan park, crew began to get ready for the big obstacle ahead, the Barham-KoondrookBridge. Crew were on … Continue reading

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Sunday 26 August 2012- Day 2

Travelling onboard the oldest wooden hulled paddlesteamer in the world does not allow for a sleep in. Our engineer began firing the boiler at 5am and we were steamed up and ready to go through the Torrumbarry Weir by 8am. … Continue reading

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Saturday 25 August 2012- Day 1

  Image of the Echuca Wharf from the PS Adelaide Crew arrived early, ready for the first day of this exciting river adventure down the Murray River, Echuca to Mildura. The buzz around the PS Adelaide was ecstatic with friends … Continue reading

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PS Adelaide to depart Echuca Wharf – 25 August

  PS Adelaide set to depart Echuca Wharf on 25 August At 9am this Saturday (25 August) the PS Adelaide will set off on her biggest journey in over 50 years. The Adelaide, the oldest wooden hulled paddlesteamer in the … Continue reading

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Paddlesteamer Adelaide to cruise from Echuca to Mildura

Preparations are well underway for the Paddlesteamer (PS) Adelaide’s longest and most impressive journey since returning to the Port of Echuca 51 years ago. On Saturday 25 August the PS Adelaide, the oldest wooden hulled paddlesteamer in the world, will … Continue reading

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