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SS NGAKUTA possibly berthed in Pyrmont in Sydney

Date: 1913-1952
Medium: Emulsion on nitrate film.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate negative
Object No: 00020503
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Pyrmont,

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    Description
    Blackball Coal Company Ltd's SS NGAKUTA was built in 1913. The vessel delivered cargo between Newcastle and Sydney, New South Wales. It was broken up in 1952.
    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.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: NEAEGUTA, SS MEDIC LORD DERB, SS MORVIAN II, LARGO LAW, LUXOR II, NORMAN MONARCH, SS MUTI, SS NIWARU

    Web title: SS NGAKUTA possibly berthed in Pyrmont in Sydney

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