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- A Place & Date Depicted Port Melbourne, Australia
Digital Photograph - Four Men Undertaking Marine Salvage, Port Melbourne, 1968 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
- Contributed by Mr Russell Beedles
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Ship Building & Repair|
|Original Caption:||Salvage Operation|
|Inscriptions:||Salvage Operation. Port Melbourne. July 1968. Photographer: Russell Beedles|
|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|