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PS Melbourne Centennary 2012

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PS Melbourne & PV Rothbury

PS Melbourne & PV Rothbury

09 Sep 2012

PS Melbourne Centenary

To celebrate the Centenary of the Paddle Steamer Melbourne through a collaboration of heritage Paddle Steamers from stretches along the Murray River. Some of which have not travelled to Mildura for over 50 years – since the River Trade died out.

This will be the largest congregation of vessels for at least 20 years!

Itinerary for the day

8.00am – 11.00am
Boats will arrive through Lock 11

11.00am – 11.30am
P.S Melbourne, P.V Rothbury & P.B Mundoo will greet the P.S Marion, P.S Industry, P.S Oscar W, P.S Ruby & P.S Adelaide.

12.00pm – 12.30pm
Official Welcome & Birthday celebrations for the P.S Melbourne. Including Cake!

12.30pm – 1.15pm
Cruise aboard the P.S Melbourne or P.S Marion

1.00pm – 1.45pm
Cruise aboard the P.S Oscar W or P.S Industry or P.S Ruby

1.45pm – 2.30pm
Cruise aboard the P.S Melbourne or P.S Marion

2.15pm – 3.00pm
Cruise aboard the P.S Oscar W or P.S Industry or P.S Ruby

3.15pm – 4.30pm
Flotilla cruise! Once in a lifetime opportunity!

All Paddle Steamers will cruise together upstream!

The Paddlesteamer Melbourne’s Centenary River Festival in Mildura will be a unique event bringing together many different groups including dedicated and passionate Murray River, Heritage Vessel and steam enthusiasts.

The creative drive and willingness to bring these vessels to Mildura is evident in the commitment made by the volunteer groups in Mildura and interstate.

Entry Cost (AUD): Free
Book online through the website
Event Venue:
Mildura Wharf 3500
Event Times: From 8am to 4.30pm
Facilities: Entertainment
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