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    Since the Hunter River was discovered by Europeans, the harbour has been the centre of transport and the hub for most industries.
    The Boat Harbour adjacent to the Market St Wharf.
     
     
    The Boat Harbour

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    From the 1860's the foreshore was filled and new wharfs constructed. This is Queens Wharf looking west.
     
     
    Queens Wharf

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    In 1942 the State Dockyard was opened at the Dyke End. it closed in 1987.
     
     
    Newcastle State Dockyard

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    Newcastle's first Floating Dock was constructed at the Walsh Island Dockyard which opened in 1914. Walsh Island Dockyard was closed by 1939.
     
     
    Floating dock under constrution at Walsh Island

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    In 1942 the Floating Dock was moved to the new State Dockyard.
     
     
    Floating Dock during WWII at the State Dockyard

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