From the Maitland Mercury article:
On Boxing morning, 1912, the steamboat Guthrey, with about 400 people on board, left Newcastle to travel up the Paterson River to the Paterson township.
But at a bend in the river, about 400 metres from Dunmore Bridge, the boat struck a rock and stuck fast...
New book, The Way We Worked, by journalist Greg Ray and his wife, Sylvia.
The book is available from the Maitland Mercury office at 6/555 High Street, Maitland, theherald.com.au online bookstore and from participating newsagents and booksellers.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, 1 Nov 2016.