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of Sussex Street Engine Works (on Darling Harbour) and George Street Foundry, Sydney.

1856 A brief article in The Practical Mechanic's Journal included illustrations and a description of an oscillating marine engine made by the firm for the Shoulhaven Steam Navigation Co's vessel Nowra. Machinery included a lathe by Thomas Shanks and Co, capable of boring cylinders up to 60" bore.[1]

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  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1856, pp.161-2