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The Echuca Wharf was built in 1865-1867, by G Dwyer and Co. for the Victorian Public Works Department.

It is rumored that the PS Adelaide was named after Her Majesty Queen Adelaide – the same as the city of Adelaide in South Australia.

Henry Hopwood is the founder of the township now called Echuca. However, the traditional owners of the land are the Yorta Yorta people.

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