Model of the passenger excursion sidewheel paddle steamer PS Ozone. The original vessel of 572 tons was built by Napier, Shanks & Bell at Glasgow in 1886. The Ozone was operated by the Bay Excursion Co. Ltd on Port Phillip Bay between 1886 and 1918. In 1925 the Ozone was sunk off Indented Head, Victoria to form a breakwater.

This model is a cased longitudinal half-section. It was donated to the Museum by Bay Steamers Ltd in November 1943.

Physical Description

Half section model of a two level paddlesteamer with a red wheel, white funnels and a wooden panel deck. In a varnished wooden case with glass on three sides and a mirror back. Inscription label is undeneath model.

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