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

14 Jun 2012

Restoring hope and a fishing boat called ‘Freedom’

05 Jun 2012

24 years ago today

14 May 2012

Canoe building in Sydney

10 Apr 2012

Object of the Week: The ex-slave, the doomed barque and the American President.

09 Mar 2012

Operation Rimau, the tragic sequel to the success of MV Krait

17 Nov 2011

How to park a lightship

25 May 2010

What’s in a ship painting?
John Louis

04 Mar 2010

To sheath or not to sheath?

08 Feb 2010

A musket barrel made of copper?

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