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George Sparks in his first officer's merchant navy uniform

Date: c 1900
Image: 45 x 102 mm
Mount: 188 x 134 mm, 1 mm
Overall: 0.027 kg
Medium: Silver gelatin print, paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Muriel Hunt
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00027266

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    HistoryAccording to the donor, Muriel Hunt, the cap was owned by her mother's brother George Cameron Sparks of Mount Street, North Sydney. George drowned off the American coast while first officer of the schooner MARY DODGE in about 1900. George was in his early twenties when he died. The MARY DODGE was a wooden, three masted schooner built in 1882 and owned by Charles Nelson of San Francisco.

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