Ways and means of restoring historic vessels
• Aboard Tall Ship JAMES CRAIG alongside at Wharf 7, ANMM
• At SHF’s Rozelle Bay Workshops
• SHF historic vessel harbour transfer from Darling Harbour to Rozelle Bay
The workshop is an opportunity to discover and discuss the challenges and achievements involved with the restoration process of historic vessels of all types and sizes
As well as learning and discussing vessel restoration, the Workshop includes an opportunity to learn more about AMMC plans, hear about our travelling exhibition program ’Submerged: stories of Australia’s shipwrecks’ in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum.
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• Delegate fee: $60pp – includes morning/afternoon teas and lunches
Thursday 22 February
09:00 Registration/morning session & morning tea, aboard James Craig
12:00 Harbour cruise & lunch - Darling Harbour to SHF Workshops, Rozelle
13:30 Workshop afternoon session at SHF Rozelle Workshops
16:00 Transfer from Rozelle to Wharf 7, ANMM
17:00 Australian Register of Historic Vessels (ARHV) Reception & Awards
18:30 An informal dinner will be held at a local restaurant. (own cost)
Friday 23 February
09:30 Morning session with National Wrap & morning tea, Wharf 7
- Includes update on AMMC/ANMM travelling exhibition program
12:15 AMMC Business Meeting - Future plans - Next Workshop details
14:00 Workshop close
Download the Full Program here.
Book your accommodation now in Sydney CBD or Pyrmont - Darling Harbour, or how about planning to stay somewhere around the harbour and starting your day by catching a ferry in to the workshop!
Click here: to see a guide to Sydney transport and accommodation
Looking ahead, future AMMC Regional Workshops are planned to be held in:
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Submerged: stories of Australia’s shipwrecks project. The Submerged Digital Archive is hosted by the AMMC website.
An exceptional number of AMMC Members (n=51) read and voted on the stories. A joint AMMC/ANMM Review Panel used these results with the criteria for evaluation to select the final stories for the display. There were so many excellent stories, we had to add an additional banner! We would now like to announce the final 14 stories for Submerged:
Thank you to the AMMC Membership for your support in making this project such a success. Submerged: stories of Australia’s shipwrecks will tour nationwide from 2018-2020. There are still a number of ways to participate in Submerged, so please register your interest as a host venue via our Bookings tab.
As a brand new member of the Australian Maritime Museums Council, I would like to convey my thanks to all those involved in the staging of the Sydney based workshop "Navigating Restoration" at the Australian National Maritme Museum/Sydney Heritage Fleet, over the past two days.
I have been a volunteer tour guide at the ANMM for a little over 8 years and being a bit of a history buff (but certainly no expert) I am glad to have found another channel within which to learn,…Continue
Nationality: Various—mostly British, one German
Vessel type: Schooner, brigs, barques and a barquentine
Date lost: 1866-1900
Cause of loss: Foundering on coral reef
Number of Casualties:…Continue
Vessel type: Schooner
Date lost: 13 October 1841
Cause of loss: Anchored in wrong area
Number of Casualties: 11 buried