Richard Frank Forster's Blog (2)

The 'Nancy' comes home to the Huon

'Nancy is a Derwent [and Huon] River ferry built in 1917 by AA 'Tucker' Abel, a well known boat builder in Hobart, Tasmania who specialised in motor launches. Nancy operated as a ferry [and as a flying boat tender] on the Derwent River for almost 40 years until at least the 1950s.'   Martin Krynen has completed a major restoration of the Nancy, and…

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Added by Richard Frank Forster on June 13, 2014 at 12:10 — No Comments

The Living Boat Trust, Franklin, Tasmania

The Living Boat Trust (LBT) is an incorporated non-profit association based in Franklin on the banks of the Huon River in southern Tasmania. We aim to maintain traditional boat building, repairing, rowing and sailing skills, and to be a vital part of our community. We celebrate the history and beauty of this area and strive for a sustainable way of life for all concerned.  Find out about us by visiting our website:  www.lbt.org.au…

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Added by Richard Frank Forster on June 13, 2014 at 12:01 — No Comments

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