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Title : Ship being repaired Ship being repaired
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Creator : Sitters, Valerie, photographer
Source : B 70306 Gillman Collection
Date of creation : 2006
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The Territory Pearl on the slipway number 1 at Adelaide Ship Construction International, Moorhouse Road, Gillman, 31 December 2006. The Territory Pearl sustained hull damage after striking a rock in Spencer Gulf. Proprietor Joe Glamocak (left) is talking with Denis Sitters in the foreground.

Established in 1980 Adelaide Ship Construction International built vessels for the Australian fishing industry as well as steel structures. More recently it has expanded its business to build boats up to 1,200 tonnes and has included high speed catamarans for the tourism industry.
Related names :

Glamocak, Joe

Coverage year : 2006
Period : 2001-
Place : Gillman
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :
Parsons, Ronald. Southern passages: a maritime history of South Australia Netley, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press, 1986
Couper-Smartt, John. Port Adelaide: tales from a "commodious harbour" Port Adelaide: Friends of the South Australian Maritime Museum, 2003
Shipbuilding in Australia [editorial Errol H. Coote] [Canberra: Australian Shipbuilders Association[, 1968
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State Library of South Australia: Mortlock Wing exhibitions. Wooden Walls and Iron Sides August 2004-



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