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Transport by Sea
 

 

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COMPANY

COLLIERY

NOTES

PS "William the Fourth" 1849 Mt Keira First coal from an Illawarra mine
SS "Illawarra" 1857 Osborne-Wallsend Sold in 1862
Cutter "Trial" 1857 Bellambi to use in SS "Washington"
Cutter "Helen" 1858 Bellambi
Schooner "Te Otago" 1858 Bellambi
Schooner "Tiger" 1858 Bellambi
Barque "Victoria Packet" 1858 Bellambi
"Warlock" 1858 Osborne-Wallsend
"Liberty" 1858 Osborne-Wallsend
"Revenge" 1858 Osborne-Wallsend
"Rose" 1858 Osborne-Wallsend
"Temara" 1858 Osborne-Wallsend
"Prospector" 1860
"Sardinia" 1862 Bellambi 1300 t to Shanghai
H.M.S. "Miranda" 1862 Bellambi 2000 ton, 15 gun warship
SS "Beautiful Star" 1862 Bellambi
SS "Woniora" 1863 Bulli Bellambi Purpose built
SS "Mount Kembla" 1900 Sthn Coal Owners 250 ton capacity
SS "Palmerston" 1900 Sthn Coal Owners
SS "Kurrara" 1900 Sthn Coal Owners
SS "Herga" 1900 Sthn Coal Owners

 

Transport by Rail

For an interesting article on four-wheel coal hopper wagons in the Southern Coalfields around Wollongong researched and written by Pete Heininger, please visit his Tunnel Road site at http://tunnelroad.speedlink.com.au/older-nsw-coal-wagons,
or start at the home page at
http://tunnelroad.speedlink.com.au/

 

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