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SS DOUGLAS MAWSON

Date: 1914-1923
Dimensions:
Overall: 164 x 215 mm, 0.123 kg
Medium: Glass plate negative
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the Estate of Peter Britz
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00017577
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    Built and launched Bawley Point, New South Wales on 11 April 1914, SS DOUGLAS MAWSON was a wooden ketch rigged twin screw steamer. It was owned by the Australian Government and operated along the nothern Queensland coast between Cairns and the Gulf of Carpentaria. On 29 March 1923, the vessel was lost along with all 21 crew and passengers en route from Burketown to Thursday Island after a cyclone hit near Groote Eylandt, Gulf of Carpentaria.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: UNTITLED (DOUGLAS MAWSON)

    Web title: SS DOUGLAS MAWSON

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