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Searoad Ferries

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Searoad Ferries (formerly known as Peninsula Searoad Transport) is an Australian company that operates a roll-on/roll-off vehicle and passenger ferry service between the heads of Port Phillip, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. [1]

29 relations: Australia, Australian Defence Force, Australian dollar, Bellarine Peninsula, Carrington, New South Wales, Dolphin, Dry dock, Ferry, Geelong, Helicopter, Kanamaluka / Tamar River, Launceston, Tasmania, List of ferries of Australia, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, MV Queenscliff (1992), MV Sorrento (2001), New South Wales, Peninsula Princess (Australia), Port Phillip, Port Phillip Bay Bridge, Portsea, Victoria, Queenscliff, Victoria, Roll-on/roll-off, Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk, Sorrento, Victoria, Tasmania, Transom (nautical), Victoria (Australia).

Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Defence Force

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Australia.

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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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Bellarine Peninsula

The Bellarine Peninsula is a peninsula located south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait.

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Carrington, New South Wales

Carrington is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, and is named after Lord Carrington, governor of New South Wales in 1887 when the area was proclaimed a municipality.

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Dolphin

Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of aquatic mammals.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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Ferry

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia.Geelong is south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Kanamaluka / Tamar River

The Tamar River/kanamaluka is a estuary located in northern Tasmania, Australia.

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Launceston, Tasmania

Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka).

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List of ferries of Australia

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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MV Queenscliff (1992)

The MV Queenscliff is a double ended roll-on/roll-off vehicle ferry owned by Peninsula Searoad Transport of Victoria, Australia.

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MV Sorrento (2001)

The MV Sorrento is a double ended roll-on/roll-off vehicle ferry owned by Peninsula Searoad Transport of Victoria, Australia.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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Peninsula Princess (Australia)

The Peninsula Princess is a single ended roll-on/roll-off vehicle ferry owned by Peninsula Searoad Transport of Victoria, Australia.

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Port Phillip

Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.

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Port Phillip Bay Bridge

Port Phillip Bay Bridge, Victoria, Australia is a proposal of linking Queenscliff and Sorrento via a bridge and therefore eliminating the need of a ferry as the only way of transport across the waterway.

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Portsea, Victoria

Portsea is a town in the outer south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Queenscliff, Victoria

Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip.

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Roll-on/roll-off

Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels or using a platform vehicle, such as a self-propelled modular transporter.

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Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.

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Sorrento, Victoria

Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Transom (nautical)

In naval architecture, a transom is either the surface that forms the stern of a vessel or one of the many horizontal beams that make up that surface (e.g., the "wing transom", etc.). Transoms may be flat or curved and they may be vertical, raked forward, also known as a retroussé or reverse transom, angling forward (toward the bow) from the waterline to the deck, or raked aft, often simply called "raked", angling in the other direction.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Searoad_Ferries

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