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Negative - Funnel of the SS Nestor, 1947-1948 Reg. No: MM 124995
- The funnel of the SS Nestor. One of six black and white copy negatives depicting ships and maritime navigational tools that relate to Mr Martin Spencer-Hogbin's seafaring career. Martin served on the SS Nestor from July 1947 to September 1948.
Born in Cambridge, England on 27 August 1924 Martin Spencer-Hogbin spent his working life in the shipping industry working primarily for the Blue Funnel Line. In 1957 Martin decided to immigrate to Australia from England, believing it would be a better place to raise children. He travelled via a free passage on the Blue Funnel Line, with his wife and two daughters following as full fare paying immigrants. In Australia he was a superintendent for FG Strang, a stevedoring company, of which he later became director. Martin retired in 1987 and settled in Armadale, Victoria.
- 120mm black and white copy negative film.
- Description Of Content:
- The funnel of SS Nestor, a Blue Funnel shipping line ship.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Martin Spencer-Hogbin, 2002
|Dimensions:||75 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||working life, navigation apparatus instruments, sextants, shipping, english immigration, shipping industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Migration Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Martin Spencer-Hogbin, English Migrant & Sailor, 1957|
|Primary Classification:||SURVEYING & NAVIGATION|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Format:||Film Strip: Black & White; 6 x 7mm Copy Negative|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Blue Funnel Line, circa 1948|
|Photographer:||Mr Martin Spencer-Hogbin, circa 1948|
|Organisation Depicted:||Blue Funnel Line, circa 1948|