Bass Strait Maritime Centre

Tag: Archive Collection

Mining on the West Coast

In 1883, the first pegging of the Mount Lyell fields took place when three gold diggers staked a 50-acre claim in what is now known

The Dahlia Festival

On the 14th of April 1955 a public meeting was held at the Devonport Town Hall to consider holding a floral festival in Devonport. It had been suggested

The Bass Trader

The Bass Trader By Leah Johnson Designed by the Australian Shipbuilding Board to the requirements of the Australian National Line, the Bass Trader was built

Local History Archives

Historical and Maritime Archives The museum holds the local historical and maritime archives for the Devonport region. These paper and photographic records were compiled over