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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.

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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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