Certificate, River going, for paddle wheeler 'Pyrmont' and news clipping, paper, published by the Steam Navigation Board / Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1856-1858
Certificate printed and inscribed on thick paper. River going certificate no. 214 for the steamer 'Pyrmont' which was constructed of wood and propelled by paddles. It was certified to carry 40 passengers including crew and the certificate is dated 3rd December 1858. The certificate states that the original or a copy has to be displayed on the vessel where it is visible to passengers.
Small newspaper clipping dated March 17 1856. States that a new ferry 'Pyrmont' will commence service between Sydney and Pyrmont. The owners are Messrs Matthew Byrnes and Thomas Richards. Clip is from the Sydney Morning Herald.