Series VPRS 11312
Miscellaneous Photographs
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Date Range: Series Circa 1979 - Circa 1994
  Series in Custody Circa 1979 - Circa 1994
  Contents Circa 1979 - Circa 1994
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1979 - 1994 Port of Melbourne Authority VA 1426
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1979 - 1996 Port of Melbourne Authority VA 1426
1996 - 2003 Office of the Administrator VA 4086
1996 - 2003 Melbourne Port Corporation VA 4837
2003 - cont Port of Melbourne Corporation VA 4028
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  • How to use the Records
    Scan the photographs for items of interest.

  • Function / Content
    This is a loose collection of photographs. Most are colour photographs. Many are large in size. Many have been mounted.

    These photographs cover a variety of subjects, including (among others):
    - tradesmen at work,
    - apprentice,
    - Port Emergency Service personnel,
    - fire fighting drill, Maribyrnong River,
    - Australian Frigate Project 1987,
    - city overviews,
    - port overviews,
    - World Trade Centre,
    - World Trade Centre under construction,
    - West Gate Bridge completed - prior to opening,
    - Swanson Dock,
    - Victoria Dock,
    - Webb Dock,
    - wharf construction using steel poles,
    - wharf construction using timber poles,
    - construction of One East Swanson Dock,
    - Point Lonsdale Lighthouse,
    - Queenscliff Lighthouse,
    - floating crane V.G. Swanson,
    - vessels under construction,
    - multi-purpose workboat designed and constructed by the Port of Melbourne Authority,
    - repaired vessel parts,
    - Navy tug boat before refit, and
    - Tug La Trobe

    Vessels:
    - Australian Highway
    - Australia Star (Blue Star Line)
    - Beteigeuze
    - Mairangi Bay
    - Mary Holyman at Victoria Dock
    - Nichigoh Maru
    - Roy A. Cameron
    - Skulptor Zalkans.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The photographs were not arranged in any order. Very few photographs include a date.

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