[Three Paddle Steamers]. Robert Emerson Curtis, 1898–1996 Aust.
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[Three Paddle Steamers]

c1950s. Pencil drawing, each ship captioned, 30.7 x 21.2cm. Creases, slight stains and missing portions.

Captions include (1) PS Lonsdale, 551 tons, built 1882. Stranded Port Melb. 1889, refloated 1891, broken up Melb., 1900; (2) PS Ozone, 572 tons, built 1886 for Port Phillip trade. Dismantled and sunk to form breakwater, 1925; and (3) PS Hygeia, 987 tons. Built Glasgow 1890. Port Phillip trade for 41 years. Buried at ‘graveyard of ships’ near Port Phillip Head.”

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Item #CL198-128

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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