Ressurected old point and shoot photo taken with Olympus FE240 in January 2008 of the lovely Polly Woodside, permanently moored outside the Exhibition Centre in Melbourne Victoria

In 1988 the World Ship Trust awarded their seventh maritime heritage award to Polly Woodside, for “supreme achievement in the preservation of maritime heritage” — a first for a restored merchant ship. In March 2007, Polly Woodside was added to the Victorian Heritage Register. Polly Woodside was built at the north shipbuilding yard of Workman, Clark and Co, Queen’s Island, Belfast during 1885, for William J. Woodside and Co. She was launched on 7 November 1885; the christening performed by the owner’s wife, Mrs Marian (“Polly”) Woodside, after whom the ship was named. Polly Woodside operated as a cargo vessel carrying coal, nitrate, and wheat between British ports and the ports of South America, such as Montevideo, Valparaiso and Buenos Aires. In sixteen voyages between December 1885 and August 1903 she made a number of arduous passages around Cape Horn. The Polly Woodside’s operating crew, including Master and Mate was generally less than 20. (Wikipedia)

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  • SharonD
    SharonDalmost 3 years ago

    Great angle and shot Kala.

  • Thanks Sharon

    – kalaryder

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...almost 3 years ago

    A nice capture dear Kala.x

  • Thank you Catherine

    – kalaryder

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholalmost 3 years ago

    Lovely image.

  • Thanks Sue

    – kalaryder

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 3 years ago

    fantastic detail, great against the blue xx

  • Thank you Lynn

    – kalaryder

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 3 years ago

    This is beautiful beyond description!!!! A wonderful capture!!! Bill

  • Thank you Bill – a wonderful excouraging comment

    – kalaryder

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you, most appreciated

    – kalaryder

  • vigor
    vigorover 2 years ago

    Great shot, I would hate to be the one to go up and down all these steps!

  • Me too, I am not keen on heights

    – kalaryder

  • Lozzar Landscape
    Lozzar Landscapeover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Mic!!

  • Thank you kindly my friend

    – kalaryder

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