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Length: 8.96m, Beam: 2.13m, Draft: 0.76m 
Propulsion:  Inboard
Engine
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Construction:  Carvel hull, NZ kauri.  Type: Chine built. Ribbon carvel planking.
Owner:  Penny Dyson, Echuca Vic.
 
Built  for the Melbourne Harbour Trust at the Williamstown dockyard as a search and rescue boat for Port Phillip Bay. Originally named Black Bess. Has been a long term Gippsland Lakes boat moored at Raymond Island.  Previous owners were the Thompsons, Bullens, before being in the Shaw family for around 40 years.

Hull Materials:
Keel Jarrah, chine rabbited jarrah Stem Red Gum
Stem deadwood
Red Gum
Planking
New Zealand Kauri Planking ribbons New Zealand Kauri Timbers Huon Pine
Floors
Sawn Jarrah
Side Frames
: Bondwood
Gunwales
: Oregon
Deck Beams
: Oregon

Decking: Tongue & Groove New Zealand Kauri canvas covered. (note most (if not all) of the canvas has since been removed)

Deckhouse:
Sides Bondwood, fitted with chrome plated frames
Top
Beams Oregon and huon pine, decking bondwood, canvas covered (note most (if not all) of the canvas has since been removed).

Steering: Reynolds chain and torque tube to hand steering wheel. Balanced bronze rudder fitted at heel to bronze.