Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Appreciation Plaque - Hidden Harbour Yacht Squadron to Melbourne Radio & Staff, 1991 Object Reg. No: HT 5546

Summary:
Wooden plaque presented 'In appreciation of diligent & dedicated service to vessels at sea, September 1991' by the Hidden Harbour Yacht Squadron.

This plaque was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Description:
Plaque. Polished wood base with bevelled edges, on the base is fixed a gold coloured plastic panel with black text; centre of this panel features a black and gold plastic medal in the shape of a sun. Maker's label on reverse side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 203 mm (Height), 25 mm (Width), 153 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: communications, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: plaques
Inscriptions: Front:
PRESENTED BY: / HIDDEN HARBOUR / YACHT SQUADRON / TO: / 'MELBOURNE' / 'RADIO & STAFF' / IN APPRECIATION OF / DILIGENT & DEDICATED SERVICE / TO VESSELS AT SEA / SEPTEMBER 1991

Label on back:
GARRLEIGH TROPHY CENTRE / FACT. 3/2 HALLAM SOUTH RD., / HALLAM, VICTOIRA, 3803 / TELEPHONE: 703 1469
Presented To: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1991
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No