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HM Transport ZEALANDIA. Active during the European war 1914 - 1918. Sydney Harbour

Date: 1914 - 1918
Dimensions:
Overall: 110 x 161 mm
Medium: Photograph
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transfer from the Australian War Memorial
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS0047[060]

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    Description
    One of 74 merchant vessels requisitioned by the Australian Government to serve as troopships in WWI, the 6,600 ton former Huddart Parker liner SS Zealandia was, like many ships, painted in ‘dazzle’ ocean camouflage paint. Shown here in Sydney Harbour, during the war it was known as HMAT Zealandia (His Majesty’s Australian Transport).

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