Illawarra steam service keeps spirits up

By Carol Herben, Oam
Updated July 12 2014 - 9:56pm, first published July 10 2014 - 4:02pm
A sketch of Wollongong Harbour in 1873. On the right is the Illawarra Steam Navigational Company building and jetty. The ship in the centre is the SS Hunter. The service was called the ‘‘Pig and Whistle Run’’. Picture:  From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
A sketch of Wollongong Harbour in 1873. On the right is the Illawarra Steam Navigational Company building and jetty. The ship in the centre is the SS Hunter. The service was called the ‘‘Pig and Whistle Run’’. Picture: From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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