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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

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Tasmania... Hobart, a Dutch festival/celebration...

Ok I'll give you that but in fact ..... Hobart Timber Boat Festival in Constitution Dock every two years. Mate of mine built the tug .... it even has brass bell that he cast himself and a working head ffs. They actually use(d) it to move some of the yachts around.

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whoa ... that is not right at all .... Abel Tasman was the first gweilo to visit Tasmania and he named it in honour of Van Diemen.

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Last edited by tdw; 12-04-2012 at 10:40 PM. Reason: correction
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