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Another 16 racing around a ship. (C Johnston family Collection).

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A regular form of transport around Bulimba in the earlier days. I remember a sulky like this under Buckleys house Cnr Brisbane and Princess Streets. (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Look a little like 10 ft Skiffs off Bulimba. You will notice riverfront houses were normally built with the front of the house facing the river (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Look a little like 10 ft Skiffs off Bulimba. You will notice riverfront houses were normally built with the front of the house facing the river (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Rigging up at Bulimba. Sometimes it was at a boatyard, others had their own trolleys at a private residence. (C Johnson Family Collection).

2018 Jan

A new version of a previous photo Mc Connel Street

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Off Mc Connel Street, J H Whereat s loft can be seen off to the right. Boat building was a big part of Bulimba s heritage. (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Cambria in full flight.One of our local boats. (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Cambria on her way downstream past Kingsford Smith Drive. (C Johnson Family Collection).

1944

AK 9 Cambria during WWII. (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Commonwealth racing downwind. (C Johnson Family Collection)

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A skiff sailing up the Hamilton Reach with Bulimba in the background. (C Johnson Family Collection).

1911

Sweetheart, owned by J P Love, moored at the boatshed. In the background the Watts family home and the Watts and Wright Boatyard. (C Johnson Family collection).

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You may be able to recognize this vessel under sail. One of the photos from (C Johnson Family Collection).

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Many advertising signs could be found along the river at Hamilton where the sailing races were held. J H Whearats boatyard with the loft above was in Mc Connel St.

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