|Statement||by Mabel Kinmont.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 89/01308 (C)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||88133575|
William Richard Randell (), paddle-steamer owner and politician, was born on 2 May at Sidbury, Devon, England, eldest son of William Beavis Randell and his wife Mary Ann. With his family he migrated with free passages to South Australia in the Hartley and arrived at Glenelg on 20 October The family lived in primitive conditions till his father, who was general . Family portrait of William Richard Randell: first steam-navigator of the river Murray and its tributaries by Mabel Kinmont (Book); Log book steamer "Corowa": by W. R Randell (Book); The Mary Ann project: a plausible answer to how inexperienced boat builders were able to build a steamboat in the South Australia wilderness in by Peter J Reilly (Book). Papers of William Beavis Randell and family comprising diaries (including diary on board 'Hartley') and correspondence of William Beavis Randell, diary, correspondence, accounts and photographs of William Richard Randell, diary of Thomas George Randell and day book of the River Murray steamers 'Ariel' and 'Nil Desperandum'. 40 cm. Nil Desperandum (paddle steamer) Ariel (paddle steamer) .