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NEW! An updated edition of "Steam Tug Waratah" the full story : 

 A new edition featuring more photos and facts

Tug Waratah a New Century of Steam by Mori Flapan

The stirring tale of the colourful history, acquisition, restoration and ongoing operation and maintenance of the 1902 steam tug Waratah. 

This is a new revised edition with many more photos and more historical data revealed by further research

Cutaway colour drawing, sectioned drawing of machinery.   Full specifications

Soft cover 40 pp. approx 50 photos some colour mostly historic B&W.  published 2020

A concise yet comprehensive story of one of SHF's operating historic steamers.




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We are certainly now in very worrying times! The rapid spread of COVID-19 has seen new social and workplace restrictions being announced and enforced on an unprecedented basis. In response to this changing world we have introduced the following measures to assist in protecting the health and welfare of our volunteers and staff.

ROZELLE SITE – The site is now closed to visitors and most volunteers until further notice.
PYRMONT SITE – The office, workshops, MRRC and Tall Ship James Craig are all now closed for visitors and all volunteers until further notice. You can contact the office staff team on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-4pm via phone and email (02 9298 3888 | info@shf.org.au).


We are very grateful for your support during this tough time. Let’s work together to keep the Fleet afloat.

Please do all you can to stay healthy!
Ross Muir 

General Manager


Visit the Fleet website at https://www.shf.org.au/contact-us/ and the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sydneyheritagefleet

Email: sales@shf.org.au
Tel: +61 (0)2 9298 3888 

Visit the Fleet Headquarters at Sydney Heritage Fleet, Wharf 7, 58 Pirrama Road Pyrmont NSW 2009

Note there is no sales counter at Wharf 7, but there is a superb display of wooden boats, ship models and ephemera