Tags: SYDNEY HARBOUR

Crew men pulling on a rope near a mast on board MAGDALENE VINNEN – Sydney Picture

This image depicts crew of the four-masted steel barque MAGDALENE VINNEN pulling on rope near one of the ship’s masts. 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,…

Chilean boxer Hector Villarroel or Victor Reyes posing on GENERAL BAQUEDANO – Sydney Picture

GENERAL BAQUEDANO was built in 1898 and was used as a training vessel for young sailors. In 1931, GENERAL BAQUEDANO visited Sydney during a training cruise of Pacific nations that included New Zealand and Suva, Fiji. One hundred days out of Valparaiso, Chile the training ship arrived in Sydney. GENERAL BAQUEDANO was commanded by Captain…

Yacht 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 images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts,…

CITY OF LIGHTS! my VIVID Sydney experience – Sydney Video

So i got off the Pacific Eden, off of the Elvis NOT Elvis cruise. I was able to stay the night in Sydney thanks to P&O Australia… and I got to experience VIVID… which is something awesome to see. So many lights all around. Thanks for watching— click that SUBSCRIBE button to help this channel…

18 footer NERANG II on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

NERANG II was built by Roy Phillips in 1947 for owner and skipper Jack North. Jimmy North appears second from right, and Jack North on the tiller. This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. The Australian National Maritime Museum undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information…

Sydney Harbour & Opera House – Sydney Picture

Taking a ferry ride in the harbour and checking out the Sydney Opera House. Image published by Brian Giesen on 2011-12-28 14:46:03 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , Sydney , Sydney Harbour , Sydney Harbor , Sydney Opera House , Opera House , Sydney Ferries , Sydney Ferry

18-footer JENNY TOO 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 images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts,…

Japanese warship HIJMS IWATE in Sydney Harbour, January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…

HMS HOOD in Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

From 27 November 1923 to 28 September 1924, the British Royal Navy’s Special Service Squadron cruised around the world visiting and thanking those countries and allies who had offered their support during World War I. It was an opportunity to show naval strength and renew alliances. Samuel J Hood and possibly a number of other…

Twin funnel ferry CURL CURL on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon…

18-footer TARUA on Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

New Zealand yacht TARUA was designed and built by owner Jack Logan. Logan sailed TARUA in the 1951 World’s 18-footers Championship in Sydney with the Auckland Yacht and Motor Boat Association class registration number ‘V 5’ on the mainsail. The championship was won by MYRA TOO, an Australian yacht designed, built and skippered by William…

Yacht EFFIE 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 images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts,…

P&O liner STRATHNAVER, Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

This image depicts STRATHNAVER on her maiden voyage, coming into Circular Quay to berth at No 4 with tugs ST ARISTELL (forward) and CHAMPION (aft) from Pyrmont Wharf on Thursday 26 November 1931. Image captured from No 7b Wharf at 12.15pm. Frederick Wilkinson (1901 – 1975) migrated to Australia from England in 1911. While working…