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The Adelaide Steamship Company souvenir postcard book

Date: 1912-1914
Dimensions:
Overall: 101 x 135 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Robert Laurence and Robert D McKilliam
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS0225[006]
Related Place:Australia,

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    HistoryMerchant ship WARILDA was requisitioned by the |Commonwealth in August 1915, she was fitted up as a transport. As well as transporting troops she was also used as a hospital ship. During her war service she transported more than 7,000 troops and as a hospital ship she transported approximately 80,000 patients. Torpedoed and sunk 3 August 1918 in English Channel.
    From Australain War Memorial website, Australian Postcard Collection, postcards 2/15/47 and 2/15/61. http://www.awm.gov.au/findingaids/special/Postcards/aus.xml accessed 01/03/2011.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Postcard. Unfolds to three pages. Front: left page. Reads. The adelaide steamship co. Limited. Trading to Fremantle. Melbourne. Adelaide. Sydney. Brisbane and North Queensland ports. Centre page. Picture black-and-white of steam vessel

    Collection title: The Adelaide Steamship Company souvenir postcard book

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