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P&O CORFU passenger liner under tow in Sydney Cove.

Date: 1932-1935
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00035719
Place Manufactured:Circular Quay
Related Place:Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour,

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    The vessel arrived in Australian ports in July 1932, June 1933 and July 1935.The ship was requisitioned during World War II as an Armed Merchant Cruiser and troopship. It was scrapped in Japan in 1961.
    SignificanceThe Samuel J Hood photographic collection records an extensive range of maritime activity on Sydney Harbour, including sail and steam ships, crew portraits, crews at work, ship interiors, stevedores loading and unloading cargo, port scenes, pleasure boats and harbourside social activities from the 1890s through to the 1950s. They are also highly competent artistic studies and views - Hood was regarded as an important figure in early Australian photojournalism. Hood’s maritime photographs are one of the most significant collections of such work in Australia.
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    Web title: RMS CORFU under tow in Sydney Cove

    Assigned title: P&O CORFU passenger liner under tow in Sydney Cove.

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