Work on the new hull is progressing well. The bow plating is completed, and the stern will be finished soon. There is a lot of work going on behind the scenes, and much of the reconditioned and new equipment is now ready to go into the ship.
The paddle wheels ready for assembly to the refurbished shaft
The old and newly manufactured centrifugal pump
A view of the workshop showing the paddle wheels under construction, fabricated fuel and water tanks and the engine control gear rigged up for testing