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Aquitania, passenger ship [picture]
Bib ID 84742
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [19--] 
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm. 
Summary

R.M.S. Aquitania, built in Glasgow in 1913, was the longest serving Cunard liner built in the 20th century. In 1940 the Aquitania was based in Sydney transporting Australian and New Zealand troops during World War II. The Aquitania was withdrawn from service in 1949 and scrapped in 1950.

Image shows the Aquitania in Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Showboat at the right.

Notes

Condition: Good.

Title from compactus card and inscription on reverse.

"Aquitania"--Handwritten on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136714643

Subjects Aquitania (Steamship) -- Photographs.  |  Passenger ships -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Ships -- New South Wales -- Sydney Harbour -- Photographs.

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