Crew aloft on James Craig in the 1920s
The Fleet holds a large collection of images in various formats. These include prints, slides, film, glass-plate negatives and CDs. The images are predominantly of ships but other related subjects are also represented. They include the collections of:
- Burns Philp Collection - Numerous photographs from the Burns Philp company papers.
- Centenary Naval Collection. To celebrate the centenary of the formation of the Royal Australian Navy, the Sydney Heritage Fleet has assembled a collection of photographs of important naval vessels from the days of the Commonwealth Naval Forces (pre 1911) to the present. View a large selection of these, arranged by categories, here.
- Cyril Hume Collection (1935-1979) Photos from this author, ship model builder and marine historian .
- Davidson Collection. A collection of about 4000 maritime photographs, taken by the twin daughters of Alister Davidson, a former employee of Burns Philp. Marion and Margaret took the photos mainly during the 1950s. View a selection, arranged by categories, here
- Graeme Andrews Collection. This collection from professional seaman and writer Graeme Andrews covers the period from the mid 1960s to 2003 and comprises over 28,000 images. View a selection, arranged by categories, here
- Robert Lundie Collection Photos from this one-time President of the Sydney Flying Squadron.
Enquiries for copies of all images should be made to the Maritime Records and Research Centre
Images of the Fleet's vessels
A selection of images of the Fleet's vessels can be viewed on-line by clicking on the following links:
- James Craig (1874 three masted barque)
- Lady Hopetoun (1902 VIP steam launch)
- Waratah (1902 steam tug)
- Boomerang (1903 gentleman's schooner)
- Protex (c1908 motor launch)
- Kanangra (1912 harbour ferry, under restoration)
- John Oxley (1927 steamship, under restoration)
- Harman (1947 motor launch)
- Kookaburra II (classic 1950s speedboat)
- Berrima (1955 motor launch)
- Small boat collection
A selection of images of recent Fleet activities and events can be viewed by opening the Photo Diary.
Older Photo Diary images, mainly of the James Craig restoration, can be viewed by following links below:-
A selection of video clips can be viewed by clicking on the links below.
These video clips are not streamed. A clip must download before it will play. Click on the title or picture to download the clip.
All the video clips are for Windows Media Player. If you do not have this, you can download a free version or update by clicking on the icon at right:- (versions available for Mac, Palm etc, as well as pc)
To go on a virtual tour click on one of the following links:
- Heritage Docks & Workshop, Rozelle Bay, from pontoon
- Heritage Docks & Workshop, Rozelle Bay, from wharf
- James Craig from anchor deck
- Part of Our Display of Small Boats and Restored Marine Engines
Images of some shipyard volunteers can be viewed by clicking here:
Last modified on Friday, 01-Mar-2013 14:34:52 EST