Heather Belle (Artist Unknown) - Completed c. 1860
Romance of Sail Stamp Series issued 1998 Australia
Held in the Crowther Collection - State Library of Tasmania
This boat was built in 1855 and it mainly traded on the route from Sydney to Melbourne, although it did once complete a speedy passage from Melbourne to Britain in 67 days in 1856. The boat had a relatively long life before being broken up in Balmain Sydney in 1894.
This is one of four ships that are depicted in this series: Romance of Sail.