Sydney Maritime Museum, home of Sydney Heritage Fleet has clocked-up some significant maritime heritage achievements since it was founded in 1965. But one thing has eluded the museum – a permanent home.
Alan Edenborough will bring you up to speed on recent achievements and take you on a guided tour of interesting places around Sydney Harbour which might have been home for the Fleet. It appears the Fleet will end up in Berrys Bay, the best option yet.
Alan Edenborough has more than 50 years involvement with Sydney Heritage Fleet, including terms on the Board, and is an Honorary Life Member. He currently has the role of Relocation Director for the Fleet and involvement in strategic planning.
Alan is President of the Australian Maritime Museums Council (AMMC); a member of the Steering Committee and Council of the Australian Register of Historic Vessels (ARHV); a member of the Executive Council of the International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM); and founder of ICMM’s standing Ships Committee.
Artist’s impression of the proposed Berrys Bay site and the new Museum of Sydney Harbour, home of Sydney Heritage Fleet
The ’Swap’ Project, April 2022. Undocking John Oxley after hull restoration and docking Kanangra for restoration. Image shows John Oxley leaving Rozelle Bay for Garden Island on the Sea heritage Dock and Kanangra waiting her turn to be placed on the Dock.
James Craig and flagship Lady Hopetoun off Kirribilli Point
Date: Wednesday 25 May
Venue: Carabella Room, do stay for dinner in the Careening Cove.
There is no cost for this talk but please make an advance reservation if you would like to dine afterwards.
This event is for Members and their guests.
Members please register here