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ED 095

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ED 095


River Murray Mission and steamship Etona



Administrative / Biographical history

Etona was built in 1898 as a Church of England missionary steamer with the aid of funding from Eton College. In 1912, it became a fishing vessel and is now in Echuca following restoration in the 1960s.



Extent & medium

3 items

Content description

Postcard of riverboat Etona; photocopy of article on the River Murray Mission; booklet by Maurice Fenton and Rod Williams: The Mission Paddle Steamer Etona [1994]


Booklet sent to the Head Master, John Lewis, by David Watson (King's Scholas 1933 - 1938) in 1995 and transferred to archives

Associated material

ED 73, ED 161, ED 219
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