MILDURA PADDLE STEAMERS FLEET
Mildura Paddle Steamers currently have three individual vessels within our fleet. Each vary in historical nature, function and personality.
Read on to learn more about our vessels.
PADDLE STEAMER MELBOURNE
Launched at Koondrook in 1912.
Built for the Victorian Government as a snagging vessel, removing snags from the river and assisting in the formation of Locks and Weirs.
Powered by her original Marshall Steam Engine, built in 1910.
PADDLE VESSEL ROTHBURY
Launched at Gunbower in 1881.
Built as a powerful towing vessel, to tow barges.
Nicknamed "The Greyhound of the Murray".
Originally powered by a steam engine, but now powered by a 6 cylinder, Gardner Diesel Engine.
PADDLE BOAT MUNDOO
Launched at Goolwa in 1987.
Replica of the original Paddle Steamer Mundoo.
Designated Wedding and Function vessel.
Originally powered by a steam engine, but now powered by a Diesel Engine and Hydraulic Motors.