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OZONE at Indented head

The PS ‘Ozone’ was a paddle steamer, built in Glasgow, Scotland in 1886. She could exceed 17 kts and is regarded as one of the finest paddle steamers ever built . Commissioned by the Bay Excursion Steamer Company Ltd., she was to be the first of this company’s paddle steamers to traverse Port Phillip Bay. She was to be joined by the PS ‘Hygeia’ in 1890, and the large and fast PS ’‘Weeroonain 1910. She was sleek and beautiful at 260 ft (79 m) in length, 28 ft (8.5 m) in width, 11.2 ft (3.4 m) in depth; and, weighed in at 572 tons gross (241 tons net). She featured a green hull, a white upper structure, topped by two orange funnels. Her three decks contained a dining room, bars, a ladies’


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