Photograph - SS Doomba

Production date
Circa 1923
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts the SS Doomba. Passengers are on the decks and standing on the roof. Flags from around the world are seen hung from the vessel's masts and photographers are seen taking photographs with a box camera whilst standing on the roof of the boat's bridge.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Places brisbane
Production date
Circa 1923
History and use
This photograph depicts the SS Doomba pleasure cruiser on the Brisbane River, ca. 1923. The SS Doomba was originally HMS Wexford and was used as a minesweeper by the Royal Navy (1919-1921). It was later sold and converted into a pleasure cruiser, travelling between Brisbane and Bribie Island.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
Registration number
H3180

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