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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

William Randell was a pioneer of River Murray paddle-steamers, and was responsible for both designing and piloting them.

Read more about William Richard Randell here.

J150 Plaque

William Richard Randell

1824-1911

Pioneered River Murray paddle steamers

Sponsor: Grand-daughter E Forwood and B Rymill

By History SA

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