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Old 22nd November 2005, 08:41
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Oscar W - paddlesteamer

This vessel is located in Goolwa, the mouth of the Murray River in South Australia.

Dimensions: 31.5m x 6.3m x 1.6m, Composite
Built: 1908, Echuca by Charlie Wallin,
He named the boat after his son Oscar.
Paddle wheel locations: Side
Engine: 2 cylinder, 16 HP, wood burning steam engine. The engine was converted from wood to oil burning between 1945 to 1964 .

And converted back to wood in the 70's.
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