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Negative - De Grey River District, Western Australia, 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 003184

Description Of Content:
The barque 'Arabella' (640 tons) north of the mouth of the De Grey River. The rise and fall of the tide at this point is 26 feet. There are a number of bullock teams beside the ship.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Nancie Edgar, 1986
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: bullocks, carriages, drays wagons, drovers, marine transport, sailing vessels, shipping, water transport, workers, bartram haswell co, thomas hick, scarboro, scarborough, barque, hamingia sv, sunderland 1876, 3 masted, 688 grt, australind steam shipping co ltd
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Wind Power - Sailing Vessels
Tertiary Classification: barques
Organisations Depicted: Arabella Barque
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: De Grey River District, Western Australia, Australia, 1895
Ship Depicted: Arabella, 1895

Comments

Mike Park Posted on 27 Jan 2013 11:04 AM
Arabella was first owned by Thomas E. Hick of Scarborough, England and eventually sold to became the Norwegian barque SV Hamingia. She was lost after running aground, off Cosmoldec Island and Astove Island, Seychelles in 1912.
Mike Park Posted on 27 Jan 2013 11:56 AM
She was made in Sunderland in 1876 by Bartram, Haswell and Co, Ltd.

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