Photograph; Unknown; 1888; M15-18
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Photograph, Shipyard scene during construction of "Brinawarr" in 1888. Handwritten on back: "Mr. McGregor (Tweed, Tyalgum), Mr. Hawker Jnr (7 children lived on Tweed), Mr. Hawker Snr built Coolangatta vessel; Mr. Johnson. 1888Maker
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Thanks for the comment Mori. I have updated the name of the vessel in our records. As for the shipbuilder I can find a few references for "Hawker" and "Hawkins", do you have a reference for "Hawkson"? Cheers Erika
This vessel is the Brinawarr built by John Hawkson at Coolangatta and launched in 1890.
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