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Plaque commemorates the past history of river traffic.

The Parramatta River saw many maritime "firsts", including the running of the first vessel built in the colony - the Rose Hill Packet in 1789; the first steamer to run in Australia - Surprise of 1831; a horse-powered vessel named Experiment; and the first iron hulled vessel built in Australia - the kit-built Rapid of 1837

Location

Address:George Street, Queens Wharf Park, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.816111
Long: 151.013333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Source: MA
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