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Glass Negative - HMVS Childers, Williamstown, Victoria, Nov 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030190

Summary:
HMVS Childers, Victorian Navy torpedo boat, Williamstown, November 1898.

Photograph by Thomas Beckett. Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
HMVS Childers shown tied up at wharf at Williamstown. The Childers was Victoria 's first true torpedo boat.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: naval forces, ports, ships, wharves, victorian navy
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: naval vessels - australian
Original Caption: CHILDERS, MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT, WILLIAMSTOWN.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898
Ship Depicted: Victorian Colonial Navy, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898

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John Rogers Posted on 17 Mar 2012 5:31 PM
There is some information on Childers at www.cerberus.com.au/childers.html

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