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Title: Echoes of the Clarence
Author: Kevin Shortt
ISBN 0 86774 001 9 191 pages.

No Index, Contents only.

Contents

Signed on Deckhand with Captain C J McPherson Commodore of the Fleet
Captain W C Alberts (They called him "Rartio")
Captain Ted Bindley "The Battling Barber"
My First Command - The Hebe
Bob Cunningham - Engineer
Shore Birds, Water Birds and the Sailor Martins
The Koala
Existence of the legendary "Honey Bear" "Unknown - Fable - Myth"
The Flying Saucers
The Harwood Island Sailing Ship
Bob Bedson and the Water Rats
Steaming in the Night
Tug-o-Wars and the Battles of the Giants
The Sinking of the Explorer and the last Battle of the Giants
Mick Wade - The Clarence River Gourmet
Return of the Hebe
The Mascot
The One Hundredth Island
The Flying Boatmen
Derrickman Lang and the Family Tree
First Cane Harvest Festival
The Venetian Carnival, Farewell to the Hebe and Crowning of the Queen
Captain Bill, the Barber and Seniority
Epilogue 1 On the ocean's waves, where the tugs defied the perils of the deep
Epilogue 2 Hebe makes her bid south, destination Morgan, South Australia
Appendix 1 The last of the cane cutters
Appendix 2 Don McRae, Don Day and the farmers buy the mills
Appendix 3 The sugar boats' history
Appendix 4 Picture parade - from the old to the new

Contributed by: Loelene Harrison




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