Over the summer break, repair and restoration work has included
ENGINE AND GEARBOX
Stripping down the gearbox, transmission, and transferring from reconditioned engine those parts necessary for refitting the Lister diesel last used in CREST.
HULL AND TIMBER WORK.
Preserving treatment of removed engine bed timbers
Removal of the port and s’board ‘cap rails’ and ‘toe rails’
Shaping and fitting the replacement ‘knee’
Cutting, planing, steaming and fixing replacement ‘sister ribs’
The Museum acknowledges the sponsorship of the IMB Community Bank, the Bendigo Bank Community Fund and the Australian National Maritime Museum.
We also are grateful to the TE Davis Sawmill at Wandandian and Ison and Co Hardware at Nowra for their contributions towards this project.