Pride of the Murray salvage operation begins

Sally Gall
Updated September 5 2023 - 8:29am, first published September 4 2023 - 3:00pm
The site where the Pride of the Murray sank in the Thomson River at Longreach.
The site where the Pride of the Murray sank in the Thomson River at Longreach.

A multi-faceted salvage plan is underway on the Thomson River at Longreach to raise the Pride of the Murray paddlewheeler.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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