About this object‘’Miss Ampol’’ was built in 1964 in Black Wattle Bay by master boat builder Tonci (Tony) Franov, a Croatian by birth and one of many to move to Nelson Bay.
Miss Ampol was sponsored by the Ampol Petrol Company on the condition that only Ampol diesel would be used in the vessel.
Place MadeOceania, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
MakerFranov, Tonci (Tony)
Maker RoleBoat Builder
PeriodLate 20th Century
Object TypeFishing Vessel
Subject and Association KeywordsBoat building
Subject and Association KeywordsBoats
Subject and Association KeywordsFishing - commercial