William the Fourth







William the Fourth


Type :
Wooden paddlewheel steamer
Launched  :
1831
Builder :
unknown
Clarence Town, NSW
Gross :
unknown
Dimensions :
unknown
Passenger capacity :
unknown
Speed :
unknown

This vessel  was owned by  Eyde Manning. Possibly sold to China or Japan.

There is a replica of this vessel  (see here for more details).

Graeme Andrews states:

"Cannot consider to be a 'ferry' she went everwhere and was often the 1st steamer to visit".

Known to be a sea-going vessel that was important in the Newcastle area.

* This entry is pending deletion as it may not have been used in the harbour passenger trade at all *



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