MERSEY at sea

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When: 30 June 2003

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The White Star Line three-masted training ship MERSEY had the capacity to train 60 cadets. Between 1908 and 1915 MERSEY made six trips to Australia.

This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Samuel J. Hood Studio collection. Sam Hood (1872-1953) was a Sydney photographer with a passion for ships. His 60-year career spanned the romantic age of sail and two world wars. The photos in the collection were taken mainly in Sydney and Newcastle during the first half of the 20th century.

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The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly.

Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection

Object no. 00024231

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Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
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    salem.rubalkhali

    • 15/Jul/2014 22:18:14

    lord have mercy... what a photograph

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    tedrobbo

    • 19/Feb/2015 16:43:52

    Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.