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Digital Photograph - Four Men Undertaking Marine Salvage, Port Melbourne, 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 110768

Description Of Content:
Four men undertaking marine salvage amongst large metal industrial machinery. There is a tug in the bay behind them.

This photograph shows a scene in Port Melbourne, by the docks, July 1968. The photographer Russell Beedles had heard that the Williamstown car ferry was going to be closed down, so went to Port Melbourne and took the ferry across to Williamstown, to take photographs. This is on the Port Melbourne side of the river. There is a tug in the background, and four men salvaging machinery in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Russell Beedles, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr Russell Beedles
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ship Building & Repair
Tertiary Classification: salvage
Original Caption: Salvage Operation
Inscriptions: Salvage Operation. Port Melbourne. July 1968. Photographer: Russell Beedles
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Jul 1968

Source of Date Depicted: Photographer's records.
Photographer: Mr Russell Beedles

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