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Collection of 13 photographs of Australian ships and cargo-handling

Date: c 1950
Medium: Photographic prints
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Geoffrey J Penney
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS1303

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    Description
    This collection of 13 black and white photographs were taken of Australian ships and cargo-handling. 12 of the photographs were taken by Geoffrey J Penney whilst serving on board Australian ships, and one was taken by Maritime Studios Sydney. The images show Australian steamships and iron-ore cargo-handling circa 1950 as well as the troopship DUNTROON undergoing conversion after the end of WWII.
    HistoryThe photographs were taken of the following vessels and images:
    1. P&O ship ORMONDE
    2. Ship discharging iron ore at Newcastle
    3. Melbourne Steam Ship Company ship DUNTROON
    4. AUSN ship MILDURA
    5. Aircraft on the deck of HMAS SYDNEY
    6. Australian Shipping Board vessel RIVER BURDEKIN unloading iron ore
    7. Australian Shipping Board vessel RIVER NORMAN
    8. Burns Philp ship MERKUR
    9. P&O ship CHUSAN
    10. Australian Shipping Board vessel SS BINBURRA
    11. Australian Shipping Board vessel RIVER BURDEKIN
    12. Australian Shipping Board vessel RIVER CLARENCE (by Maritime Studios)
    13. Australian Shipping Board vessel SS DUBBO
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Collection of 13 photographs of Australian ships and cargo-handling

    Assigned title: Photographs of Australian ships and cargo handling c 1950 taken by Geoffrey J Penney

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    Photographer: Geoffrey J Penney

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