The Tamar Class Dinghy "Melanie" was restored and prepared for static display by the Tamar Yacht Club.
Many sponsors assisted with the restoration.
The Kenneth Dickenson was built at the Cockatoo Navel Dockyards in Sydney during 1929 as a Navel boat, commonly called a Gig or Cutter. The boat did not have a name prior to the 1st Tamar Sea Scouts purchase in 1963: however she was named in honour of the founder of Sea Scouts in Northern Tasmania Kennith Dickinson.
The Whale Boat Elizabeth was used to explore the west coast of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) under the direction of Master Mr. James Kelly.
A crew of four seamen and fitted out for the express purpose by Thomas William Birch a merchant of Hobart in 1815.