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Yacht THELMA on Sydney Harbour

Date: 1893 - 1913
Dimensions:
Overall: 632 x 490 mm
Sight: 373 x 490 mm
Display Dimensions: 632 x 490 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print, paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the Estate of June Gale
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00036857
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    HistoryDesigned by Walter Reeks THELMA was built in Balmain in 1889 by George Ellis. The yacht was registered in Sydney by Alexander MacCormick in1893. it was sold to Sir Charles Lloyd Jones in 1908. In 1909 it was wrecked on a reef off Middlehead during a race with SAYONARA and its crew had to be rescued. The yacht never recovered and was broken up in 1913. See 00013817 for another photograph THELMA in the NMC.

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