Historic Vessels

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into our vessels, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

07 Dec 2012

Bringing a champion back to life

07 Dec 2012

Australia’s first watercraft – Tales from ‘100 Stories’

06 Dec 2012

A day in the life of a cruise ship

12 Nov 2012

Soldiers and sailors on a passage to India - the wreck of the Ferguson

19 Oct 2012

The ‘indescribable horror’

24 Aug 2012

The sinking of TAHITI - a disaster captured on film

10 Aug 2012

No need to excavate - the wreck of the Buster (1893)

09 Jul 2012

Happy 100th birthday Carl Halvorsen

19 Jun 2012

Object of the Week: The many lives and deaths of the tug HERO

Australian Register of Historic Vessels

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Events and Activities

Event

Sail on Duyfken
Habitat

Vessel

HMB Endeavour

Exhibition

Kay Cottee

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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Kay Cottee - Steering Blackmores First Lady with foot across the Pacific Ocean. ANMM Collection, reproduced courtesy Kay Cottee.
Seclusion at Sea
Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yacht, Tasmania
Famous Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yachts
Krait
Rot to Ritz