Partial view of a passenger ship docked at a wharf possibly in Sydney

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When: 01 January 1925

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This photograph depicts a passenger ship docked at a wharf possibly in Sydney. The image possibly relates to the 1925 United States Navy goodwill tour 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.

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. 00035433


Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
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    • 28/Jun/2013 20:03:41

    Excellent picture

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    • 03/Jul/2013 04:35:49

    Maybe a Troopship from WWI. Soldiers line ship rails with one holding a rifle at the top of the gangway.

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    • 12/Jul/2013 05:13:47

    [] Hmm they do look a bit like soldiers stormrider98! We have added that to our records, thank you :)