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Final Photogrammetry trial vessel-MV Shipright

The Ray Kemp designed MV Shipright was used as a final test in the MMAPSS Project to trial the Photogrammetry documentation, particularly highlighting the required vessel measurements of vessels we had written for use in the project. This identified a number of edits that needed to be made so the draft documentation could be used…
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Eighteen Twenty a historic Victorian 21 footer restricted class racing skiff

Eighteen Twenty a historic Victorian 21 footer restricted class racing skiff. [caption id="attachment_24771" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Eighteen Twenty being readied for restoration, Photo Peter Lethbridge.[/caption] Length on the deck 7620 Length on the waterline 7530 Beam 2415 at 4390 from the stem No mast step or deck fixtures (at the time of photogrammetry) The centre board…
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Huon Pine ketch rig motor-sailer Margaret Ellen

Margaret Ellen is a 38ft Huon pine ketch rigged pilothouse motor-sailer with a Gardner 4LW diesel. An R. H. ‘Dick’ Thompson (Launceston) design, built by Geoff Hiscock at Tamar Marine, Tasmania in 1970  Contact: Michael Baker, Phone 0438346115 Price: AU $80,000  “ALL REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED” Dimensions: Length 38' (11.58m) oa; Beam 3.8m; Draft 1.6m Displacement:…
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WBGT Presidents Dinner Awards 2022

The Awards Results were; David Murphy Awards were conferred on Millard Ziegler and Ross Barnett, for exceptional services aligned to the Guilds Objects over many years. [caption id="attachment_24668" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Barb Murphy Presenting Ross Barnett with his David Murphy Memorial award. Photo Dallas Manning.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_24667" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Barb Murphy Presenting Millard Ziegler and Ross…
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MMAPSS Photogrammetry Project – Mayfair

Mayfair (1930) - REVISED Type: Motor launch Built: Strahan, Tasmania, 1930 by Harry Grining. 1487 Tonnage: 4.5 Dimensions: 32.8 oa x 8.6 x 3.0 feet Engines: 25-35-h.p. Invincible = 9-10 knots; (by 1970) Lister diesel, 27-b.h.p. Owners: Harry Grining; late 1940s Morrison Brothers. Harry Grining built Mayfair for his own use as a tender in…
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MMAPSS Photogrammetry Project – Iola

Iola ex Aeola ex Iola ex ? (c1930s) Type: Auxiliary gaff-rigged sloop yacht, ex fishing vessel Built: Tamar River, Tasmania, c1930s by David Hudson Dimensions: 16 feet Owners: Hudson; c1940 Geoff Tyson; 1940s Cyril Cameron; later Gordon Tyson; 1979 Gerry Wittingham; late 1980s James Cornwall; … ; 2021 Cameron family. This little Huon pine cod…
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