SHF – John Oxley

Sponsoring John Oxley


Your donation will provide materials

and consumables that will greatly aid

this restoration.


Current work

Boiler Room – New boiler tubes

purchased with $66K donation –

Additional funds needed to install tubes,

build smokeboxes and uptakes

Funnels – New inner and outer funnels needed ($75K)

Anchor Deck – Sponsored ($20K) so far and 50% complete

Another $20K needed

Officers and Pilots Mess – Sponsored ($30K) and well underway

Foremast – Require $30K to replace mast foot, gritblast, paint and provide

new wire rope rig

Gen set #2 – $30K (Gen set #1 is donated, installed and operational)

Steering – Nearing completion – 56 metres of 22 mm. steering chain

required – sponsorship sought ($10K)

Anchoring – Repairs to windlass + 2 new anchors (750 kg. ea.)

+ 357 metres of 32 mm stud link chain needed


Final outcome will be a fully functional steam-powered ship, with the machinery

that propelled most vessels during the early 1900s.


Existing sponsor logos are displayed below – Ask to be included.



This link takes you to the SHF donation facility.

Please write “John Oxley” + project in the box provided.

Donations are tax deductible.