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MV AUSTRALIA STAR

Date: after 1965
Dimensions:
1410 x 1930 x 480 mm
Medium: Plastic, paint, glass, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Maersk Australia Pty Ltd
Classification:Models
Object Name: Ship model
Object No: 00039814

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    Description
    This is a 1:100 scale model of the international cargo ship MV AUSTRALIA STAR.
    SignificanceThis model illustrates the history of large international cargo shipping in Australia.
    HistoryThe model has been placed in a case and stand with a plaque listing the ship's dimensions and manufacturer details.

    MV AUSTRALIA STAR was a refrigerated cargo liner built by Austin Pickersgill Ltd at Sunderland, England in 1965. The ship carried heavy machinery to the Snowy River Hydroelectric Scheme. Between 1972 and 1974 the ship was chartered to Norway and renamed CONCORDIA GULF.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: MV AUSTRALIA STAR

    Primary title: MV AUSTRALIA STAR

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