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StateLibQld 1 108796 Ethel

StateLibQld 1 108796 Ethel

Ethel The sailing ship Ethel.

StateLibQld 1 109668 Sterling (ship)

StateLibQld 1 109668 Sterling (ship)

Sterling (ship). See [1] The 'Sterling' at Port Adelaide Wet Dock [PRG 1373/14/76] • Photograph. The Stirlingshire was renamed in 1895 as A/S Sterling (C. Zernichow & O. Gotaas), Kristiania. Wrecked 14/02/1912... More

StateLibQld 1 147011 Nereos under full sail
StateLibQld 1 160302 View from River Terrace above the South Brisbane Coal wharves, ca. 1889

StateLibQld 1 160302 View from River Terrace above the South Brisbane ...

View from River Terrace above the South Brisbane Coal wharves, ca. 1889. Sailing ship with barges and the steam ship, Iceburg in the middle of the photograph.

StateLibQld 1 168715 Thelka (ship)

StateLibQld 1 168715 Thelka (ship)

Thelka (ship) Ex. Micton Stuart. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 200971 Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1880

StateLibQld 1 200971 Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1...

Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1880 Wharves on the Town Reach of the Brisbane River in the late 1870s, early 1880s.

StateLibQld 1 236291 Sailing ship, Banffshire leaving the Brisbane wharfs with wheat, ca. 1906

StateLibQld 1 236291 Sailing ship, Banffshire leaving the Brisbane wha...

Sailing ship, Banffshire leaving the Brisbane wharfs with wheat, ca. 1906

StateLibQld 1 236577 Maryborough wharves on the Mary River, Queensland, ca. 1908

StateLibQld 1 236577 Maryborough wharves on the Mary River, Queensland...

Maryborough wharves on the Mary River, Queensland, ca. 1908 Steamships and sailing vessels berthed at the Maryborough docks.

StateLibQld 1 270949 Scouts aboard a sailing boat in the the harbour at Thursday Island, ca. 1935

StateLibQld 1 270949 Scouts aboard a sailing boat in the the harbour a...

Scouts aboard a sailing boat in the the harbour at Thursday Island, ca. 1935 Scouts from the Torres Straits aboad the ship Caroline.

StateLibQld 1 42283 Countess Russell (ship)

StateLibQld 1 42283 Countess Russell (ship)

Countess Russell (ship) artists impression.

StateLibQld 1 45499 South Sea Islanders on a sailing ship at Bundaberg

StateLibQld 1 45499 South Sea Islanders on a sailing ship at Bundaberg

South Sea Islanders on a sailing ship at Bundaberg. South Sea Islander labourers arriving at Bundaberg, Queensland, on a large, three-masted sailing ship. Labour trade ship May at Bundaberg. The three-masted 23... More

StateLibQld 1 49536 Winefred (Ship)

StateLibQld 1 49536 Winefred (Ship)

Winefred (Ship) The Sailing shiip Winefred.

StateLibQld 1 49708 Renfrewshire (ship)
StateLibQld 1 78606 Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna (Ship)

StateLibQld 1 78606 Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna (Ship)

Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna (Ship) The 'Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna' in full sail. Most likely named after Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna, born 26 June 1899, daughter of Tsar Nicholas the second of Rus... More

View of Sydney Harbour c1817

View of Sydney Harbour c1817

Painting of Sydney Harbour by Edward Charles Close (1790-1866)

StateLibQld 1 115600 Marinner (ship)

StateLibQld 1 115600 Marinner (ship)

Two-masted topsail schooner Marinner entering Devonport. Built in 1867, 63 tons.

StateLibQld 1 100624

StateLibQld 1 100624

Topsail schooner 'Heinrich', built in 1860.

StateLibQld 1 102431 Aerial view of ships docked at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, 1886

StateLibQld 1 102431 Aerial view of ships docked at the South Brisbane...

Aerial view of ships docked at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, 1886

StateLibQld 1 104104 View of Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1888

StateLibQld 1 104104 View of Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1888

View of Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1888 This was the commercial hub of Brisbane in the 1880's. New wharves, both commercial and municipal, were being built, along with larger warehouses along Eagle Street. Of ... More

StateLibQld 1 105264 Sailing ships anchored at Stanley Wharf, South Brisbane, ca. 1890

StateLibQld 1 105264 Sailing ships anchored at Stanley Wharf, South Br...

Sailing ships anchored at Stanley Wharf, South Brisbane, ca. 1890. S. S. Alliance in the foreground. Sailors taking in the top sails aloft.

StateLibQld 1 105604 Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane, 1876

StateLibQld 1 105604 Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the B...

Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane, 1876 View of the Indus at anchor in the Brisbane River. The first permanent Victoria Bridge, which had a revolving mechanism to allow sh... More

StateLibQld 1 106728 View of shipping activities at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves on the Brisbane River, South Brisbane, ca. 1889

StateLibQld 1 106728 View of shipping activities at the South Brisbane...

View of shipping activities at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves on the Brisbane River, South Brisbane, ca. 1889

StateLibQld 1 108136 Mermaid (ship)

StateLibQld 1 108136 Mermaid (ship)

Mermaid (ship) King's survey ship 'Mermaid' travelled northward from Sydney in 1819 on a journey to the Torres Strait. While navigating the inner route between the Great Barrier Reef and the mainland, King adde... More

StateLibQld 1 110056 Pekina (Ship), 1869

StateLibQld 1 110056 Pekina (Ship), 1869

Pekina (Ship), 1869 Pekina on the left, Coonatto (Coonato) on the right, May 1867 or 1869 at Port Adelaide. (Description supplied with photograph) The Coonatto was a large three-masted ship of 633 tons. She was... More

StateLibQld 1 110096 Drawing of migrants disembarking from a ship, ca. 1885

StateLibQld 1 110096 Drawing of migrants disembarking from a ship, ca....

Drawing of migrants disembarking from a ship, ca. 1885 Drawing of a tightly-presseed crowd on a wharf and migrants disembarking from a ship, ca. 1885. Figures carry boxes and hold umbrellas. Women are assisted ... More

StateLibQld 1 110516 Hyderabad (ship)

StateLibQld 1 110516 Hyderabad (ship)

1909: Sold to H. Buchanan, Greenock, UK

StateLibQld 1 110736 Royal Tar (Ship)

StateLibQld 1 110736 Royal Tar (Ship)

Royal Tar (Ship) Photograph of the sailing ship Royal Tar.

StateLibQld 1 112104 Decapolis (ship)

StateLibQld 1 112104 Decapolis (ship)

Decapolis (ship) The Decapolis at Launceston. (Description supplied with photograph).

StateLibQld 1 112572 Ashmore (ship)

StateLibQld 1 112572 Ashmore (ship)

Ashmore (ship) Advertisement for voyage of the 'Ashmore' from Brisbane to London, 1897.

StateLibQld 1 112576 Aurora (ship)

StateLibQld 1 112576 Aurora (ship)

Aurora (ship) Advertisement for the voyage of the ketch, 'Aurora', from Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, to Wide Bay in 1848.

StateLibQld 1 116272 Southern Cross (ship)

StateLibQld 1 116272 Southern Cross (ship)

Southern Cross (1891 Melanesian Mission ship)

StateLibQld 1 116752 Sailing ship Nautilus at Thomas Brown and Sons Wharf, Brisbane, ca. 1887

StateLibQld 1 116752 Sailing ship Nautilus at Thomas Brown and Sons Wh...

Sailing ship Nautilus at Thomas Brown & Sons Wharf, Brisbane, ca. 1887

StateLibQld 1 119740 Shipping on the Brisbane River downstream of the city, ca. 1910

StateLibQld 1 119740 Shipping on the Brisbane River downstream of the ...

Shipping on the Brisbane River downstream of the city, ca. 1910

StateLibQld 1 125667 Coongoola (ship)

StateLibQld 1 125667 Coongoola (ship)

Coongoola (ship) The 'Coongoola', Brisbane, prior to its launch in 1939.

StateLibQld 1 141831 Moel-y-don (ship)

StateLibQld 1 141831 Moel-y-don (ship)

Moel-y-don (ship) Built 1882.

StateLibQld 1 148327 Myrtle Holm (ship)

StateLibQld 1 148327 Myrtle Holm (ship)

Myrtle Holm (ship) Caption on photo: Myrtle Holme (Barque Rigged).

StateLibQld 1 149639 Myrtle Holme (ship)

StateLibQld 1 149639 Myrtle Holme (ship)

Myrtle Holme (ship) Myrtle Holme, Loch Ness, Loch Garry and Thyatira, at anchor, Geelong, December 1886? (Description supplied with photograph).

StateLibQld 1 15586 Young Australia breaking up on Moreton Island, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 15586 Young Australia breaking up on Moreton Island, Que...

Young Australia breaking up on Moreton Island, Queensland Young Australia wrecked on North Point, Moreton Island. Wooden boat broke up.

StateLibQld 1 16022 Sailing ship Adonis
StateLibQld 1 160633 Bloomfield River Sugar Company Wharf, ca. 1884

StateLibQld 1 160633 Bloomfield River Sugar Company Wharf, ca. 1884

Bloomfield River Sugar Company Wharf, ca. 1884. The wharf was erected on the north side of the Bloomfield River, at its mouth. [Description supplied with photograph] The image shows a large sailing ship moored ... More

StateLibQld 1 16142 Wolverene in the harbour
StateLibQld 1 161763 Sailing ships docked at Eagle Street Wharf, Brisbane, ca. 1888

StateLibQld 1 161763 Sailing ships docked at Eagle Street Wharf, Brisb...

Sailing ships docked at Eagle Street Wharf, Brisbane, ca. 1888

StateLibQld 1 162919 Rialto (ship)

StateLibQld 1 162919 Rialto (ship)

Rialto (ship) Built in Sunderland in 1869. Signed by Henry Loos, Antwerp, 1893. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 163711 British Marine Camp on Somerset Hill, Cape York, Queensland, ca.1869

StateLibQld 1 163711 British Marine Camp on Somerset Hill, Cape York, ...

British Marine Camp on Somerset Hill, Cape York, Queensland, 1866.Three small married men's cottages are visible on the left, the barracks in the centre and the hospital far right. A sailing ship is moored in t... More

StateLibQld 1 163747 Brisbane wharves from Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1878

StateLibQld 1 163747 Brisbane wharves from Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1...

Brisbane wharves from Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1878 People sitting in a garden with a view across the Brisbane River from Kangaroo Point to the wharves on the Town Reach.

StateLibQld 1 16426 Ships on Outer Harbour, Townsville, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 16426 Ships on Outer Harbour, Townsville, Queensland

Ships on Outer Harbour, Townsville, Queensland Viewed from the eastern breakwater. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 165947 Rio Plata (ship)

StateLibQld 1 165947 Rio Plata (ship)

Rio Plata (ship) Built in Brake in 1850. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 166183 Doon (ship)

StateLibQld 1 166183 Doon (ship)

Doon (ship) This was the first vessel to use the South Brisbane dry dock. The ship has just been floated out into the river. Another ship is in the dry dock. (Description supplied with photograph).

StateLibQld 1 166667 Caribou (ship)

StateLibQld 1 166667 Caribou (ship)

Caribou (ship) 1160 tons. Built in Quebec, Canada, in 1864.

StateLibQld 1 169863 Sheila (ship)

StateLibQld 1 169863 Sheila (ship)

Sheila (ship) Built 1877. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 169935 Rachel Cohen (ship)

StateLibQld 1 169935 Rachel Cohen (ship)

Rachel Cohen (ship) Built 1871. Sailing at Devonport, Tasmania. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 170627 Rebecca Palmer (ship)

StateLibQld 1 170627 Rebecca Palmer (ship)

Rebecca Palmer (ship) Built 1901. 260.4 x 46.1 x 23.1. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 172091 Rio Loge (ship)

StateLibQld 1 172091 Rio Loge (ship)

Rio Loge (ship) Under sail off Burnett Heads. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 174583 Rhine (ship)

StateLibQld 1 174583 Rhine (ship)

Rhine (ship) Rhine showing studding sails set. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 177095 Warehouses on the section of the Brisbane River known as Town Reach, 1889

StateLibQld 1 177095 Warehouses on the section of the Brisbane River k...

Warehouses on the section of the Brisbane River known as Town Reach, 1889

StateLibQld 1 181807 Washington Irvine (Ship)

StateLibQld 1 181807 Washington Irvine (Ship)

Washington Irvine (Ship) Pen and ink drawing of the sailing ship Washington Irvine which was built in the USA.

StateLibQld 1 185983 Drawing of the sailing ship Omar Pacha in flames

StateLibQld 1 185983 Drawing of the sailing ship Omar Pacha in flames

Drawing of the sailing ship Omar Pacha in flames

StateLibQld 1 200315 Wasdale (ship)

StateLibQld 1 200315 Wasdale (ship)

Wasdale (ship) Norwegian vessel of 1856 tons which sunk. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 208189 South Brisbane wharves on the Brisbane River, ca. 1905

StateLibQld 1 208189 South Brisbane wharves on the Brisbane River, ca....

South Brisbane wharves on the Brisbane River, ca. 1905.

StateLibQld 1 235004 Scene at Jetty Wharf, Townsville, Queensland, 1901

StateLibQld 1 235004 Scene at Jetty Wharf, Townsville, Queensland, 190...

Scene at Jetty Wharf, Townsville, Queensland, 1901 Ships in port from left to right: Perthshire, 5,530 tons; Maltese Cross, 2,000 tons; Barcoo, 1,605 tons; Innamincka, 2,501 tons; Tourist (barque) 774 tons; Bar... More

StateLibQld 1 235036 View of Townsville's Outer Harbour from the beach

StateLibQld 1 235036 View of Townsville's Outer Harbour from the beach

View of Townsville's Outer Harbour from the beach.

StateLibQld 1 237307 Shipping on the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton wharves

StateLibQld 1 237307 Shipping on the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton wharve...

Shipping on the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton wharves

StateLibQld 1 254567 Four masted ship Duke of Devonshire, tied up at the coal wharves at South Brisbane, ca. 1898

StateLibQld 1 254567 Four masted ship Duke of Devonshire, tied up at t...

Four masted ship Duke of Devonshire, tied up at the coal wharves at South Brisbane, ca. 1898

StateLibQld 1 255840 Ships at the wharf in Townsville, surrounded by a hand illustrated frame, 1913

StateLibQld 1 255840 Ships at the wharf in Townsville, surrounded by a...

Ships at the wharf in Townsville, surrounded by a hand illustrated frame, 1913. Sir Robert Philp was a politician and Premier of Queensland from 07 December 1899 until 17 September 1903. He was also a founder o... More

StateLibQld 1 258491 Sailing ships laying at anchor in the harbour, Bundaberg, ca. 1894

StateLibQld 1 258491 Sailing ships laying at anchor in the harbour, Bu...

Sailing ships laying at anchor in the harbour, Bundaberg, ca. 1894 Bundaberg is situated at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Four hours drive north from Brisbane, Bundaberg is located in the heart of... More

StateLibQld 1 290383 Townsville wharf, ca. 2898
StateLibQld 1 393877 Boat racing on Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1903

StateLibQld 1 393877 Boat racing on Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1903

Boat racing on Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1903 Boat racing on the river. Spectators are sitting on the river banks. The wharf is also in the background.

StateLibQld 1 395333 Bundaberg wharf on the Burnett River, Queensland, ca. 1905

StateLibQld 1 395333 Bundaberg wharf on the Burnett River, Queensland,...

Bundaberg wharf on the Burnett River, Queensland, ca. 1905

StateLibQld 1 395725 Ship at a dry dock in Bundaberg, ca. 1900
StateLibQld 1 40659 Western Monarch (ship)
StateLibQld 1 41291 Early view of buildings on Queens Wharf Road, Brisbane, ca. 1870

StateLibQld 1 41291 Early view of buildings on Queens Wharf Road, Bris...

Early view of buildings on Queens Wharf Road, Brisbane, ca. 1870 View of the Government Stores and Queens Wharf Road from a vacant block of land, around 1870. Two sailing ships are moored in the Brisbane River,... More

StateLibQld 1 43223 Ramsey (Ship)

StateLibQld 1 43223 Ramsey (Ship)

Ramsey (Ship) Built in 1863 the Ramsey (Ship) left Brisbane on the 28 October 1883 and was wrecked on the 31 October 1883. (Description supplied with photograph).

StateLibQld 1 44455 Illustration of the sailing ship Ottawa, used as a postcard

StateLibQld 1 44455 Illustration of the sailing ship Ottawa, used as a...

Illustration of the sailing ship Ottawa, used as a postcard

StateLibQld 1 46856 Shipping at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, ca. 1892

StateLibQld 1 46856 Shipping at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, ca. 1...

Shipping at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, ca. 1892.

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