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Port of Sydney

Various ships arrive and leave Sydney Harbour with cargo and passengers.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 9 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Aerial Sydney Harbour including Port Jackson, Sydney Harbour Bridge stretching round to the Rocks and Darling Harbour. Circular Quay showing steam ferries. Large ocean liners (Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth) in Harbour. Man at South Head signal station, looking through telescope and signaling with lamp. Pilot's steam boat climbing long rope ladder up freighter to guide it into berth. Tugboat. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 124692 | 1 min 41 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Cargo being unloaded from freighter. Exterior building of Maritime Services Board, inside Harbour master on telephone and looking through record book. Model of wharf. Book with Manifest of Cargo. Maintenance department for signal lights etc. Mud being dredged. Captain Cook Naval Dockyard men working on ship. Boat ÒGloucesterÓ being laden with sacks of flour and wool for export. Hulls from different countries. Ticker tape departure of Orion passenger ship. Crowd on wharf waving to departing ship passengers. CU lady wipes tear from eye. Orion departs wharf. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 124693 | 2 mins 52 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |