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Alma’s historic model ship to be given a new lease on life

Alma’s historic model ship to be given a new lease on life

March 2nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A century-old piece of priceless treasure that was used to help build the tall ship, the Alma Doepel, will be restored to its former glory.


Alma back in the water but “long way” to go with $30K needed for restoration

February 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

After marking a victorious return to the water, it’s all hands-on deck again for a group of devoted volunteers working to restore the historic Alma Doepel tall ship.

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Historic Alma Doepel makes victorious return to water

November 3rd, 2021 - Docklands News

After 10 arduous years of restoration, Docklands’ favourite historic tall ship, the Alma Doepel, is finally back on the water.   

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The Alma’s return wades closer

September 29th, 2021 - Jack Hayes

The decade-long restorative journey of Docklands’ favourite tall ship, the Alma Doepel, is set for completion with the vessel’s revised return to water date planned for October 7 or 8. 

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A new date for the Alma’s return to water

September 2nd, 2021 - Jack Hayes

The Alma Doepel’s long-awaited return to the Melbourne’s waterways has been delayed slightly, with a date between September 29 and October 1 confirmed.

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The Alma is ready for the water

July 30th, 2021 - Jack Hayes

The Alma Doepel is ready to return to the water.

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Keeping Docklands maritime history in shipshape condition

July 30th, 2021 - Docklands News

Against the Docklands horizon with its gleaming skyscrapers bobs a ship invoking more than 180 years of history.

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Award keeps the wind in Peter’s sails

June 30th, 2021 - Docklands News

Dr Peter Harris's love affair with wooden sailing ships goes back more than half a century when he was a lad growing up in the UK.

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Renewed focus on maritime heritage

March 3rd, 2021 - Docklands News

The City of Melbourne has called on the community to have its say over possible refurbishment of the Mission to Seafarers building at North Wharf.

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Humanity and the sea - maritime art goes virtual

November 4th, 2020 - Docklands News

A portrait of Behrouz Boochani - the outspoken refugee activist who was held in detention by the Australian government for six years - has won a category award in the Mission to Seafarers Victoria’s (MtSV's) Maritime Art Prize.

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