During the 1950s ship repair work was a large part of the business at this time with regular maintenance being done on the Island Ketches such as the Margaret Thwaites, Leederry and the Shear Water. At the time these vessels were the only link to the Islands and the mainland for Tasmania.

Leedary 1
The Leedary
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The Defender
Trading Ketches
Trading boats racing on the Dewent "Thames' 'Terralinna" "Lenna" and the Margaret Thwaites"
Doosan Nanni Kubota Yanmar John Deer Industrial Kohler Pramac Aga Rayburn Falcon Liebherr Cheminees Philippe Morso Lopi The Little Guy Shaws Clay Fire Sinks Nicolazzi Tapware Broil King BBQ Schweigen The Limehouse Lamp Company The English Tapware Company Mauviel Staub Burleigh Opinel Perrin & Rowe Astra Walker 1901 Sink & Tap Canterbury Sink & Tap