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Collection of 30 ship related books and logs

Date: 1884 - 1969
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0030

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    Description
    This series of 30 items was collected by Mr Herbert Edward Young for Young's Maritime Museum. They were donated in 1972 to the Commonwealth Government for incorporation into a future maritime museum. The items span the period 1884 - 1969.
    HistoryThe collection consists of seven Engineer's log books for the vessels SS MOKOIA, SS MONOWAI, SS MARAMA, MV KOOTARA, MV WANAKA, MV RISDON; three Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited Hull specification of a single screw motor cargo vessel books, three instruction books and one set of Officer regulations; one Royal Australian Navy Hydrographic Service chart index; one set of newspaper clippings; one set of capacity plans for ships; one Centenary Maritime Exhibition booklet; one Cape Horner XXV Aich Congress Oslo booklet; one Royal Australian Navy: Golden Jubilee 1911 - 1961 booklet; two capacity plan books; three sets of ship logs for SS MONOWAI and Walker's ships; one docking book; one Chief Officer's Memoranda book; one souvenir book of the H M Australian Fleet; on TSS MAKARINI prayer book; and one book titled 'Bully Hayes: an Authentic Life of William Henry Hayes' written by A T Saunders.

    Herbert Edward (Bert) Young assembled a collection of maritime objects, books, papers, images and ephemera, and established Young's Maritime Museum from his home in Forestville, a suburb of Sydney, in the late 1960s. This private museum was short-lived and in 1972, Young presented his collection to the Department of Shipping and Transport to hold for incorporation into a future national maritime museum. The collection was transferred to the ANMM in 1987.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: FIFTY TWO BOOKS COLLECTED BY MR HERBERT EDWARD YOUNG INCLUDING SEVERAL VOLUMES OF LLOYD'S REGISTER OF SHIPPING, ENGINEER'S LOG BOOKS, VESSEL SPECIFICATIONS, UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND INSTRUCTION AND REGULATION BOOKS ETC

    Collection title: Young's Maritime Museum collection

    Web title: Collection of 30 ship related books and logs

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