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Steamtug Wyola 1912-1970

Hi all,

I'm searching for any surviving artefacts from the historic steamtug Wyola.

She served almost her entire life in Fremantle Harbour from 1912 to 1970, except for service with Royal Navy 1918-1920, when she was requisitioned for service as salvage/rescue tug in the Mediterranean.

The WA Maritime Museum has a number of items on display, including ship's telegraph, life buoy, steam whistle, navigation lamp and 3 auxillary engines, but curiously, none of the precious…

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Added by James Riley on April 8, 2020 at 19:10 — No Comments

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