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SS NORMAN MONARCH possibly near Kirribilli in Sydney

Date: 1937-1941
Medium: Emulsion on nitrate film.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate negative
Object No: 00020500
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Kirribilli,

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    Description
    Monarch Steamship Company Ltd's cargo steamer SS NORMAN MONARCH was built in 1937. On 20 May 1941, the vessel torpedoed by the German submarine U-94 and sunk, off the coast of Cape Farewell.
    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 NORMAN MONARCH possibly near Kirribilli in Sydney

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