Duyfken replica 1606-2006 (400 year anniversary)
The Duyfken replica was made in the Western Australian Maritime Museum, Fremantle, from original sketches and authentic construction techniques. It was a scout ship, patrolling ahead of the fleet.
110 tonnes(empty)& 150 tonnes (fully laden). 24 m long & 20 crew.
The first recorded European contact with Australia was in 1606 when Duyfken reached the north coast and set foot at Pennefather River.
The replica visited Adelaide from 19-28 May (Port Adelaide, Queens Wharf) and will sail to Victor Harbor by sail 29 May.