Bass Strait Maritime Centre

S.S. Dimboola

Tasmania has long been a port of call for cruise ships. The ‘S.S. Dimboola’, pictured here, did 12 day Tourist Cruises throughout Bass Strait in the 1930s, where she stopped in Stanley, Burnie and Devonport. A 1st class ticket cost £12, which is $1,168 in today’s money!

Image: Bass Strait Maritime Centre Historical Collection, 2018.3722