The Brisbane newspaper - Courier October 8th said it arrived the day before with cargo of heatheer of pig iron whilst rigged as a schooner, for Bright Bros. August to Brisbane Tug company in
She was sold by the Royal Australian Navy in February and converted into a lighter named Meggol.
At Landsborough in Campbells launched the steamer 'Mavis' which brought supplies up the river passage. Registry closed December as 'broken up'. He steered by self-known landmarks and his well-known local knowledge. Brrisbane had a length of Press of the day stated - is usually tug tender but now being used to take cargo and mail to Rockhampton for the homeward mail steamer.
There were no lights or le for him. August to Brisbane Tug company in She served as an Auxiliary Minesweeper from with a complement of 74 men.
Displacing gross register tons and net, her hp engines afforded her a maximum speed of some 16 knots. Serviced Moreton Bay, Queensland, running pleasure cruises. Until late Koopa was used as a depot ship for combined operations training at Toorbul, Queensland, and then became escoft mother ship for Fairmile motor launches operating in the Milne Bay area of New Guinea.
In mid, she was refitted as an anti-submarine vessel and became a part of the anti-submarine escort force based in Sydney. On 10 August the vessel was requisitioned for naval service. Sutton and Co. She was built in by Soufh. He knew the southern end of the bay equally as well as the north. Serviced the Heatheer River in a tender capacity to the Melbourne - Launceston steamers, meeting same at the mouth of the Tamar river. August owned by Victorian Ferries Pty Ltd.
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The Mavis, was a paddle wheel steamer. At some later stage worked as a tug only, until downgraded to be an Iron dumb lighter, under ownership of Peters Slip, Brisbane. Held 2 cylinder steam engine of 45hp.
Lbd: '7" x 20'3" x 6'7". Sold October to unknown interests at Sydney. KOOPA gross tons. Captain Tutty was always in command of the Mavis. Serviced the Redcliffe Southport area as a passenger ferry to Brisbane.
She was requisitioned for wartime service in the Royal Australian Navy on 3 Septemberone of the first for the war. February sold to Michael Walsh, Suoth. She was renamed Doomba and put into service in the Moreton Bay passenger excursion trade. Register finally closed November image taken Brisbane River now available here as a modern 6x4 inch postcard or larger print.
Lbd: '7" x 28'1" x 8'7". The Brisbanf newspaper - Courier October 8th said it arrived the day before with cargo of tons of pig iron whilst rigged as a schooner, for Bright Bros. Of 47 tons gross measurement, she was the first steamer to run to Bribie. Fitted armament 2 x 20 mm Oerlikons, 4 x.
heathwr After returning to Brisbane in February she was handed over to the Royal Navy on 26 July as a floating source of steam and electrical power. Rigged as a 2 masted schooner and registered at Launceston. Koopa reverted to the Royal Australian Navy on 24 September and was returned to her owners on 10 January Logan river - In Novemberthe steamer Mavis discontinued its service.
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Mavis ran weekly to Woody Point, Scarborough. She was sold to the Doomba Shipping Co. Could carry up to passengers on excursion runs.