Bass Strait Maritime Centre

The Choiseul

The ‘Choiseul’ was a wooden ketch built at the Wood’s Point Slipway in 1914. It is believed that it was built for a company in the Solomon Islands, hence the name.

As you can see in this photograph, OH&S was pretty much non-existent in 1914!

Image Credit: BSMC Historical Collection BSMC.2017.2044