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HMAT EURIPIDES, A14, Australian troopship moored to a buoy

Date: 1914 - 1918
Image: 117 x 316 mm
Overall: 122 x 316 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print on paper.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS1258[123]

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    SS EURIPIDES, A14, WWI troopship.
    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.
    HistoryBuilt for the Aberdeen Line in 1914, acted as Australian troopship WWI. Transferred to the White Star Line in 1929 and then to Shaw, Savill & Albion in 1932 and renamed AKAROA.

    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Samuel J Hood Collection ship photograph

    Assigned title: HMAT EURIPIDES, A14, Australian troopship moored to a buoy

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