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HMIS HINDUSTAN at Wharf 3 Circular Quay

Date: 1934
Dimensions:
Overall: 82 x 103 mm, 2 mm, 0.04 kg
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00037689
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    HMIS HINDUSTAN is depicted in Sydney at Wharf 3 East Circular Quay on 1 December 1934. This photograph was taken by Frederick Wilkinson from a ferry travelling from Clifton Gardens to Circular Quay, Sydney. HINDUSTAN was stationed in Australian waters to act as an escort for ships attending the Victorian centenary celebrations in October 1934.
    SignificanceThis photograph represents HMIS HINDUSTAN in Sydney Harbour during 1934.

    The print is part of the F G Wilkinson Photograph Collection, comprising more than 700 glass plate negatives of ships in Sydney Harbour between 1919 and 1936. The collection provides an extensive and well-documented coverage of the changing styles of shipping in the port of Sydney before the decline of the coastal trade. The backgrounds also reveal the changing face of the city and harbour foreshores.
    HistoryHMIS HINDUSTAN was a Folkestone class sloop of the Royal Indian Navy. It was launched on 12 May 1930 and built at Wallsend-on-Tyne and Hebburn-on-Tyne, United Kingdom. HINDUSTAN was used in patrol, escort and minesweeping operations before being transferred to the Pakistan navy and renamed HMPS KARSAZ in 1948.
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