Tags: SYDNEY HARBOUR

Sydney Opera House – Sydney Picture

Sydney Harbour Image published by bobarcpics on 2018-07-11 10:01:20 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , Opera House , Sydney , Sydney Harbour , Jorn Utzon , amazing architecture , Contemporary Architecture , National Heritage List , World Heritage , Kirribilli , people

CRAIGIELEE sailing on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

This full plate negative depicts the stern and portside of a large gaff rigged skiff (eighteen footer or twenty footer). The name of the boat is clearly visible on its stern ‘craig[.]Elee’. The skiff has around twelve crew and Government House can be seen at center left. Circular Quay, Customs House and a three masted…

HMAS TINGIRA – Sydney Picture

TINGIRA was built in Scotland in 1886 as the passenger clipper SOBRAON. Purchased by the NSW State Government in 1891 and moved to Sydney the ship became a reformatory for boys, training them for a maritime career. The Australian Federal Government purchased the ship for the new Royal Australian Navy in 1911 and the vessel…

Aqua, ventus, et fundibula – Sydney Picture

Image published by Sidneiensis on 2014-08-09 12:25:04 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , 14-24 , 14-24mm , 14-24mm f/2.8 , Australia , Bridge , D810 , Harbour , Harbour Bridge , House , Kirribilli , Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 , Nikon D810 , Opera , Opera House , Sydney , Sydney Harbour , Sydney…

18-footer KERIKI on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. The Hall collection combines photographs from both William J Hall and his father William Frederick Hall – the latter of which is likely to have taken this image. The images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from…

Departure of RMS CORFU – Sydney Picture

This image depicts the departure of the P&O Liner CORFU from West Circular Quay No. 4 wharf in Sydney. The vessel arrived in Australian ports in July 1932, June 1933 and July 1935. It is possible that this image depicts the vessel’s inaugural visit to Sydney and its departure at 4pm on 15 July 1932.…

MUSCOOTA and coal hoist, Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

The vessel MUSCOOTA was sold in April 1924 to the Wallarah Coal Company Ltd for use as a coal hulk. In this image MUSCOOTA appears in that role as the vessel’s decks are covered with coal. This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. The Hall collection combines photographs from…

Young man, possibly Ted Hood on board MAGDALENE VINNEN – Sydney Picture

This photograph possibly depicts Samuel J Hood’s son Ted Hood on board MAGDALENE VINNEN. The vessel sailed into Sydney Harbour on 27 February 1933, under the command of Captain Lorenz Peters. The barque was loaded with almost 16,000 bales of wool, the fourth largest shipment to have left Sydney, before it sailed the record-breaking 82-day…

HOW WE MANAGED TO SEE THE BEST VIEW IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sydney Video

SUBSCRIBE NOW My next challenge is here, and it’s bigger than ever! I have to travel from Brisbane to Sydney, to Melbourne and finally to Adelaide in a rented car. The TWIST? The car can’t move without a stranger inside! I have three weeks to convince complete strangers to ride 2,000 miles with me along…

Officer distributing mail to the crew of MAGDALENE VINNEN – Sydney Picture

This photograph probably depicts crew men of the four-masted steel barque MAGDALENE VINNEN receiving their personal mail. The vessel sailed into Sydney Harbour on 27 February 1933, under the command of Captain Lorenz Peters. The barque was loaded with almost 16,000 bales of wool, the fourth largest shipment to have left Sydney, before it sailed…

Skiff on Sydney Harbour, probably participating in Anniversary Day Regatta – Sydney Picture

Gaff rigged skiff on Sydney Harbour. The full plate negative depicts the starboard side of a skiff sailing away from the viewer. Eleven people are onboard, men and Sydney appears in background. Dated ’26-1-99′ and inscribed ‘(hall photo) 5’ at lower right corner. The Hall collection combines photographs from both William J Hall and his…

Ferry KOREE on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection combines photographs from both William J Hall and his father William F Hall. The images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising…