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O'may Family
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1926
End Date:
31 Dec 1973
The O'May family were actively involved in maritime activities, most notably in the supply of ferry services on the River Derwent.
This agency registration includes the papers of Harry O'May (born Henry) and his son, David George O'May.
Harry O'May was also a foundation member of the Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania and the Bellerive Yacht Club, patron of the Bellerive Regatta Association, a member of the Royal Society of Tasmania and a trustee of the Narryna Folk Museum. He published Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters (1955), Wooden Hookers of Hobart Town (1957) and Hobart River Craft (1959).