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Steam Ship Model - SS Jervis Bay, circa 1921 Object Reg. No: ST 023932

Summary:
This 1:48 scale model of the S.S. Jervis Bay was donated to the Museum by the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Shipping Line in 1955. It was originally built as a model of the 'Moreton Bay' but was modified subsequently by the Museum to represent the 'Jervis Bay'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1955
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1170 mm (Height), 460 mm (Width), 3480 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Approximate dimensions only.

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Tagged with: immigrant shipping, naval vessels, ships, victoria cross, cape otway, poem
Themes this item is part of: Ship History - TSS Jervis Bay, 1922-1940, Engineering Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Immigration Museum
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: model screw steamers
Model Scale: 1:48
User of Item Modelled: Aberdeen Line, England, Great Britain, 1928-1939

Comments

Phil Maggs Posted on 05 Sep 2010 1:25 AM
I have a passenger list and some other pamphlets that my mother kept from one of her journeys on the SS Jervis Bay in 1938. I would gladly donate these items to the museum for display if you think they will be of interest to visitors.
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Sep 2010 4:50 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Phil. All donation offers need to be made through the Discovery Centre by clicking on the Ask a Question button below. It seems that you have already contacted us and we have passed your kind offer onto our curatorial team and will reply shortly.

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