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LIST OF VESSELS BUILT BY A. G. WILLIAMS OF DRUMMOYNE OWNED IN AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND              
                 
This list has been compiled by Mori Flapan (as at 27 July 2009) from the Register of Australian and New Zealand Ships and Boats Summary              
Question mark (?) denotes uncertainty.           36 Vessels listed          
    Earliest vessel built 1923            
      Latest vessel built 1968?            
How to identify your vessel? Longest vessel built 50'            
To search for a word use the "Find" function in your browser.                               
               
The list below has original names of vessels and later names where known. However, there are many boats that have had one or more name changes since new.            
This list can help you the find origins and history of a boat. Firstly, some boats were registered under the British Australian Register or the Australian Register            
of Ships. The fourth column "Off No" lists the official number that corresponds to such registration. This official number is carved on the vessel on a main beam,            
bulkhead or, in at least one Halvorsen that I have seen, on a stringer in the WC. If you can find an official number, then you are well on your way. Records for vessels             
on these registers are held by the Registrar of Australian Ships in Canberra, the Australian National Maritime Museum Library and other libraries around Australia.             
There is often a wealth of information available in the register.  Australian Register of Ships   ANMM Library              
Another way to establish leads on the history of your boat is using Later Names (the 5th column) where there are also idenfication numbers shown where known.             
These can sometimes be seen in photos, or could still be marked on the vessel, or in documents. Good luck with your quest to find out the history of your boat!            
             
This list is not complete. Additions and corrections are gratefully received Email Mori Flapan            
The best way to send me detailed information on a boat is to download the word template, fill it in and forward it to me by email or by post.            
      Word Template            
Note that there were other boatbuilders with the name Williams that were operating in the Sydney Region so it is important to find out as much as you can about            
 the history when you acquire a boat. Other Williams builders: Sammy Williams in the 1890s, Norman Williams in the 1910s, Cedrick Williams at Bayview 1930s-50s,            
B. Williams at Gladesville in 1933, J.Williams &Sons at Bayview in the 1930s and M.J.Williams at Mortlake in the 1980s. Some ot those shown below as "Williams"            
may be incorrectly listed so I am seeking information on any and all of them.            
             
Information recorded on the Register of Australian and New Zealand Ships and Boats            
The register that I compile may contain information additional to that shown that could add to your knowledge of a boat's history. Such information could include            
previous owners, events, history, modifications, photos, etc. You are welcome to contact me using the above email for more information on the history of a             
Williams boat. Sources of information include books, contemporary newspapers, records of yacht clubs, incident reports, boating magazines, sightings, etc.             
                     
Resources                    
The A. G. Williams of Drummoyne boat group              
Brief history of A. G. Williams                      
Australian Motor Boat and Yachting Magazine                  
                     
Acknowledgements:                      
The compiler gratefully acknowledges the important role of the many individuals, books, magazines, newspapers and museums in compiling the following list;          
including:                      
  ANMM Australian Register of Historic Vessels              
  State Library of NSW collection (including the Mitchell Library)            
  Contributers to the Register of Australian and New Zealand Ships and Boats              
                   
Ship Name Function Length Off No Later Names Designer Year Built Builder Where Built Yard No Material Rig Propulsion Engines GRT NRT Fate type Fate year
Coo-ee Cruiser+Yacht 34.00   Vedette-'25b26  {2}   1920s Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood Ketch~gf Aux screw Motor 20bhp 4Cy.4.5"-5"        
Packard Launch+Yacht 35.00       1920s? Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw Motor 35bhp 6Cy. Scripps        
Alkooelie Cruiser+Yacht 36.50 155337 OB40-??  Francesca-b00  {HT213}-b07   1923 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw Motor 65bhp   15 Operational 2009
? Williams cruiser for Everingham Cruiser+Yacht 36.50       1926 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 2masts Screw Motor 65bhp Kermath        
Esmond Cruiser+Yacht 36.00     Williams, A.G. 1926 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney,  NSW   Wood 1mast Screw Motor 40bhp 4Cy. Scripps Marine        
Brudon Cruiser+Yacht 40.00       1927 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw twin Motor 2x 14-30bhp Buffalo engines        
Poporan Cruiser+Yacht 38.00 155354     1928 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood Sail Aux screw Motor 40bhp {Scripps F6 petrol}   16    
Marie K. Fishing/Launch+Yacht 27.00   Bambi-{b59b60}b85   1929 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw Motor 5      
? Williams yacht for Longworth Yacht 0.00       1929 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 2x Scripps L4 petrol        
Wakeful Yacht 0.00       1929? {Williams} {Sydney, NSW}   Wood   Screw single Motor        
Heather Cruiser+Yacht 30.00   {JB673N}-b08b14 Cebu-c14   1930 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast? Screw Motor petrol     Operational 2014
Winnie Too Cruiser+Yacht 27.00   {JS479N}-b06b08   1930 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood Sloop? Aux screw Motor     Operational 2008
Kingar Cruiser+Yacht 33.47 157624 Jubilee Star-b49b60  Siesta-b67b06b09 Williams, A.G. 1935 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw single Motor 56bhp Gray petrol   8 Operational 2009
Lady Margaret Cruiser+Yacht 50.00       1937 Williams Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw twin Motor     Operational 2008
Charita Yacht+Launch 39.00   {JM185N}-b07   1937 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1stump Screw single Motor 8Cy. Chrysler M8 Royal petrol     Operational 2007
Capri Cruiser+Yacht 30.00 179885]     1937] Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw Motor     Operational? 2008?
Inca Sun Cruiser+Yacht 34.78   Waratah-b00b06b08 Williams, A.G. 1938 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw single Motor     Operational 2008
Mahita Cruiser+Yacht 38.00   {PL73}-b09   1939 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw single Motor     Operational 2009
Sea Imp Cruiser+Yacht 32.80   {256}-'??  {AW31N}-b09   1939/09 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw single Motor     Operational 2009
Snowgoose Yacht 38.00   {JR366N}   1940s? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw Motor     Operational 2006
Yamminga Launch+Yacht 27.50   Cooee Too-b04  {1946AN}   1946? Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw Motor 46.5bhp Newage BMC Commander diesel     Operational 2004
Lorna Cruiser+Yacht 32.00   {JB610N}   1947 Williams Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood 1stump Screw single Motor 6Cy. Holden petrol        
Pamelita Cruiser+Yacht 27.00   {ZJ9#4N}   1948? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood Nil Screw single Motor 4Cy. Morris 840cc side-valve petrol     Operational 2007
Gwynt Helyg Cruiser+Yacht 34.00   {IW119S}-b08   1950 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw single Motor     Operational 2008
Maude Cruiser+Launch 26.00   {JN502N}-b06   1950? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood 1stump Screw Motor     Operational 2006
Atlantis Cruiser+Yacht 39.00   {NC164N}-b06   1950s? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw twin Motor 2x V8Cy. Chrysler petrol     Operational 2006
Lynda Lee Cruiser+Yacht 28.00       1950s? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood 1stump Screw single Motor GM diesel     Operational 2006
Gannet Cruiser+Yacht 38.00       1950s? Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 2x 6Cy. Chrysler petrol     Operational 2008
Sun King Launch+Yacht 45.00       1953 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood 1mast Screw Motor     Operational 2009
Pathfinder III Yacht 32.60 315270 Pathfinder J.-a74   1955 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 2x 8Cy.3.25"-4.5" Chrysler petrol 17 12    
Kismet Yacht 32.00 316115     1959 Williams, A.G. Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 150bhp 2x 6Cy. General Motors petrol 15 9    
Samadhi Yacht 33.00       1962 Williams Balmain, Sydney, NSW   Wood Sloop~bm Aux screw Motor     Operational 2003
DD158Q?? Cruiser+Yacht 45.00   {DD158Q}-b07 Hargreaves 1967 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 240bhp 2x 6Cy. Ford Lehman diesels     Operational 2007
Phoenix Yacht+Launch 40.00   {JC457N}   1967 Williams Sydney, NSW   Wood Nil Screw Motor     Operational 2002
Saroka Cruiser+Yacht 45.00     USA 1968? Williams Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw twin Motor 2x V8Cy. Perkins diesels     Operational 2007
Kalinda Jean Yacht 34.00   {JB781N}   p1990 Williams? Sydney, NSW   Wood   Screw Motor     Operational 2003