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NYNGAN setting off the day on Broken Bay NSW in 2006.

Nyngan

Vessel Number: HV000027
Date: 1953
Dimensions:
Vessel Dimensions: 9.2 m x 9.2 m x 3 m x 0.6 m, 6.5 tonnes (30.2 ft x 30.2 ft x 9.9 ft x 2 ft, 6.6 tons)
Engine dimensions: 37.3 kilowatts, 4 cylinders (50 horsepower)
Classification:Vessels and fittings
Significance
NYNGAN is a motor cruiser built in 1953 in NSW. It is one of the many cruisers from the builders Lars Halvorsen Sons who were the principal builders of these craft for many decades. It represents their classic styling and excellent construction which were hallmarks of their business.
DescriptionNYNGAN was built in 1953 at the Ryde Slipway on the Parramatta River where they had a construcion line of vessels for many years. The 9.2 m long vessel is one of the '30 footers’ built by that firm. he Halvorsens used a set of standard sizes for some of the motor cruisers they built for their hire fleet but also sold them as privately owned pleasure boats.

It has a cabin forward and saloon aft for sleeping, with a agalley, head and helm between, and open but covered cockpit right aft. They were popular craft and many were built from the 1950s through to the 1960s.

In 2006 NYNGAN is used as a recreational launch and remains in excellent condition.
Vessel Details
Ballast:internal
Ballast:lead
Cabin or superstructure material and construction:timber planked
Current status:floating
Current status:operational
Current status:outside
Deck layout:cabin
Deck material and construction:timber planked
Deck material and construction:wood/dynel
Hull material and construction:carvelcarvel-planked
Hull material and construction:timber
Hull shape:displacement
Hull shape:monohull
Hull shape:plumb stemvertical stem
Hull shape:plumb transomvertical transom
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:full keel
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:spade rudder
Motor propulsion:diesel
Motor propulsion:inboard
Motor propulsion:motor vesselMV
Propeller:single
Related materials:awards/trophies
Related materials:news clippings
Related materials:photos
Hand propulsion/steering mechanism:wheel
Alternate Numbers

Vessel Registration Number: NYNGAN

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