Investigations into why the Pride of the Murray sank now beginning

Sally Gall
Updated September 8 2023 - 9:34am, first published September 7 2023 - 6:30pm

One giant strap, airbags shaped like black sausages, a winch, and a whole lot of expertise have combined to safely undertaken the largest boat retrieval western Queensland has ever seen, landing the historic Pride of the Murray paddlewheeler high up on a bank of the Thomson River.

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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