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Captain David Bruce had the City of Adelaide built and was its first master in 1864. On 17 July 2017 his great grand-daughter Pam Whittle celebrated her 90th birthday aboard the ship, with son & daughters, Bruce, Julia and Meredith, plus family and friends.


To mark the occasion Pam made a very significant donation, which will now enable the Captain's Quarters to be restored. These cabins will be at the very stern of the saloon deck which is currently undergoing restoration.


A great mix of family & historical links.


Thank you Pam and happy birthday.

There is an article in the Messenger newspaper

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