6 - Commerce and the Steamboat

(Part 3)

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Enterprises Down Under

1835 Enterprise
In 1998 the Australian Postal Service issued a series of stamps commemorating Australia's maritime heritage. One of those stamps pictured the 1835 Enterprize that carried the first European
settlers from the island of Tasmania to Melbourne.
[Photo: Australian Postal Service]

1998 Enterprise
In August 1998, this full-size
replica of the 1835 Enterprize re-enacted the historic first voyage from Tasmania to Melbourne.
[Photo: Melbourne Herald Sun]

1878 Enterprise
The 1878 paddle steamer Enterprise was restored in 1984 and is now a proud reminder of Australia's colorful riverboat tradition.
[Photo: National Museum of Australia]

1902 Enterprise
The 1902 Enterprise is today a tourist attraction at Bicheno, Tasmania.
[Photo: South Australian Maritime Museum]

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