NRS 9856: Maritime Services Board Glass Negatives

Dated c.1870 to c.1960

These glass negatives are dated c.1870 to c.1960. Some of them are digitised. The negatives record the construction of wharves and adjoining facilities in Sydney Harbour; ferry wharves and passenger amenities; views of Port Jackson; different types of ships and vessels; diagrams of technical systems; shipping movements; navigational aids such as buoys and beacons; rail work, tenements; roadways, housing and buildings in the harbour area including warehouses and boatsheds; road construction; reclamation works; equipment; damaged vessels (including on slipways); harbour-side pools; and demolition sites (including wharves to combat rats and the plague).

COD Glass neg Description Date

COD 555

3203

Steel reinforcing for concrete.  This may be for a concrete wharf pontoon.  See also 3290, 3291 and 3293.  See 3232, 3233 and 3233a for details of ferry pontoon in use.

 

COD 555

3204

Chart representing the sum of human differentiation.

 

COD 555

3205

Wharf apron construction, probably near Towns Place, Walsh Bay.

 

COD 555

3206

Construction of ferry wharf Numbers 6 & 7 Circular Quay

c1903

COD 555

3207

Construction of Munns Street bridge over Hickson Rd. Note workers semi-detached homes in High Street.

c1911

COD 555

3208

Construction of reinforced concrete bridge connecting Dalgety Road and Windmill Street over Hickson Road.  Extant in 2005.

 

COD 555

3209

George Street (north) demolition site.  Commissariat Building.  On a shop front in the row of shops at the right can be read the word REXOPHONES.  This was a popular gramophone brand name made in Australia and sold from many outlets.  Number 177 George Street, was owned by George Wollaston who was a REXOPHONE dealer.  This shop was opposite where the Museum of Contemporary Arts is in 2006.  Note the filled rubble construction of the old wall.

 

COD 555

3210

George Street (north) demolition site.  Commissariat Building.

 

COD 555

3211

George Street (north) demolition site.  Commissariat Building.  Note carpenter’s rule.

 

COD 555

3212

George Street (north) demolition site.  Commissariat Building.

 

COD 555

3213

Construction of concrete wharf apron and timber wharf.

 

COD 555

3214

Construction of wharf (probably Number 19/20) at Jones Bay, Pyrmont.

 

COD 555

3215

Construction of wharf (probably Number 19/20) Jones Bay, Pyrmont.

 

COD 555

3216

Construction of wharf (probably Number 19/20) Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) at rear on Wharf 18 Jones Bay.  

 

COD 555

3217

Construction of wharf (probably Number 19/20) Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) on Wharf 18 Jones Bay at rear right.

 

COD 555

3218

Construction of wharf (probably Number 19/20) Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) at rear on Wharf 18 Jones Bay.

 

COD 555

3219

Walsh Bay area, during post 1900 plague reconstruction.

 

COD 555

3220

Possible reconstruction or addition to unidentified Bond Store or warehouse.

 

COD 555

3221

Foreshore road stabilization to timber wharf, Towns Place, Walsh Bay.

 

COD 555

3222

Saywells Bond Stores.  Details not known.

 

COD 555

3223

Concrete formwork; jig.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3224

Concrete formwork.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3225

Concrete formwork.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3226

Concrete formwork, possibly Millers Point.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3227

Concrete formwork.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3228

Concrete formwork.  Shows construction of a concrete wharf apron at a time before concrete pumping had been invented.  Location difficult to identify but limited skyline visible suggests Millers Point.

 

COD 555

3229

New ferry wharf, Circular Quay.

1930s

COD 555

3230

Details of roof of New ferry wharf, Circular Quay in 3229.

1930s

COD 555

3231

Ferry wharf, Circular Quay.  See also 3229 and 3230.

 

COD 555

3232

Like 3231 Ferry wharf, Circular Quay but faint.

c1930

COD 555

3233

Ferry wharf, Circular Quay interior.

c1930

COD 555

3233a

Concrete form work, possibly concrete pontoon.  See also 3203, 3234, 3235, and 3236.

 

COD 555

3234

Construction form work as for 3233a.

 

COD 555

3235

Construction form work as for 3233a, 3234.

 

COD 555

3236

Construction form work as for 3233a, 3234 and 3235.

 

COD 555

3237

Wire ties on concrete form work.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3238

Concrete formwork.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3239

Concrete formwork.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3240

Concrete formwork.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3241

Concrete formwork.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3242

Concreters working on wharf construction.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3243

Preparations for concrete pour.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3244

Hand barrows and winches for concrete pour.  Shows two small towers.  Atop each tower is a small hand winch, or crab which is being used to lower barrows (probably carrying cement) to the workers below.  Seems to show the building of Dalgety’s Wharves at Millers Point.  Seems to be a continuation of 3223-3228.

 

COD 555

3245

Racing skiffs and Eights near Searls Monument at Henley

 

COD 555

3246

Racing skiffs and Eights near Searls Monument at Henley.  Note small steam launch.  This may be part of a Head of the River Regatta.

 

COD 555

3247

Harbour scene with Kirribilli Point at left and Fort Denison distant.  The sailing vessel is a laden trading ketch which is sailing down harbour, probably outbound to sea.  To the left is the steam ferry WALLABY (1879-1929).  The two-masted black ship is probably the Royal Navy Station ship HMS [Her Majesty’s Service] ORLANDO, which served here from 1888 to 1897.

 

COD 555

3248

No print

 

COD 555

3249

Bush scene and dirt road – unidentified.

 

COD 555

3250

Blackwattle Bay, southwest end, with Howard Smiths Coal staithe at left and Hudsons Timber yard at right.  Note loaded flat topped lighters at the timber yard.

13 April 1923

COD 555

3251

Wharf, out of focus.

 

COD 555

3252

View from Observatory Hill over Darling Harbour to Pyrmont Peninsular.  McIwraith McEachern wharf Number 4 Darling Harbour has one of that company’s passenger liners berthed.

1920s

COD 555

3253

Interior of unknown wharf cargo shed with overhead pulley system.

 

COD 555

3254

Loaded timber punts at unknown wharf construction or harbour side wood store.

 

COD 555

3255

Munn Street bridge (see 3207), showing Sydney Harbour Trust staff homes.  Shop at left was still operating in 2005.

 

COD 555

3256

Old Sydney Gasworks, Hickson Rd, prior to conversion for use as Sydney Harbour Trust Main Store.  The Sydney Harbour Trust occupied the building about 1915.  This image probably dates from about 1912.  See also 6456 and 6456.

c1912

COD 555

3257

Dredging work at Adelaide Steamship Company (AdSteam) wharf at Simmons Point, Mort Bay.  Much of this wharf stood in 2005.  The ship is AdSteam’s SS NOORA which served the company from 1924 to 1956.  In the foreground is a loaded spoil barge with another waiting alongside the ship.  In the background to the right of NOORA is Rountree’s (floating) Dock with a steam trawler inside.  At far right is a steam ferry at Sydney Ferries Corporation’s Balmain base (still in use in 2006).  The date is the middle to late 1930s, shown by the colour of the ferry funnel which was changed from all black in this period.

1930s

COD 555

3258

Clock Tower, Manly ferry wharf, Manly entrance

c1940

COD 555

3259

Reconstruction of Manly Cargo Wharf as a Fun Pier.  Note the large slippery slide and the small recording studio which offers to Record Your Voice for 1 shilling.

c1941

COD 555

3260

View showing Manly ferry wharf after 1940-41 reconstruction and extension with work proceeding on the Fun Pier at left.  Note the old Manly Baths at left.  Smoke in the far distance pin-points a Manly ferry.

c1945

COD 555

3261

Construction of the ‘Blue room’ at the launch pound on Goat Island.  This building was at the western end of the pound on the northern side of the island and was used as amenities for the Sydney Harbour Trust’s launch men.  It was demolished in 1990 or 1991.

 

COD 555

3262

Pyrmont post World War 2.  This image appears to show re-construction of the old railway wharves at Pyrmont 1, 2, 3 and 4.  The vessel appears to be a steam- driven oil tanker of a standard war-built type with an anti-aircraft gun platform still in place high up on the right of the ship’s bridge (possibly PELLICULA).

 

COD 555

3263

Pyrmont Point with Wharves 21-25 Pyrmont.

1920s

COD 555

3264

Ships at Jones Bay wharves & Darling Island.  SS EASTERNER is berthed at left at Wharf 16.

1920s

COD 555

3265

Darling Island wharves, Numbers 19, 20 and 21.  Includes Darling Island Stevedoring and Lighterage Company Limited buildings.  See also 3280 and (180)

1920s

COD 555

3266

Blurred image of wharves probably around the Jones Bay area.  See also 3268 and 3272.

 

COD 555

3267

Walsh Bay wharves with Central Wharf at right.  Millers Point at far right.  1920s.

 

COD 555

3268

Ships at Jones Bay wharves & Darling Island.  SS DEVON HILL is far right at Number 23 Pyrmont.

 

COD 555

3269

Jones Bay wharves.  Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) can be seen in the centre of the wharf buildings.  See also 3217.

c1920

COD 555

3270

ORMUZ (Orient Liner 1921-1926) at Number 2 Sydney Cove (Circular Quay east).

 

COD 555

3271

Walsh Bay, wharves 1, 2 and 3, looking eastward.  Pier One (1) is incomplete, lacking traversing cranes.  It was completed in 1922.

 

COD 555

3272

Jones Bay wharves with British India (BI) ship at left and SS DEVON CITY at right at 20 Johnstons Bay.  See also 3266 and 3268.

 

COD 555

3273

Pyrmont Bay and Jones Bay wharves.

 

COD 555

3274

Hickson Road.  Walsh Bay, probably eastern end.

 

COD 555

3275

Hickson Road.  Walsh Bay, near the entrance to Number 6 Wharf, Walsh Bay

 

COD 555

3276

Jones Bay wharves 15-22 inclusive.

 

COD 555

3277

Jones Bay wharves 20-23 inclusive.

 

COD 555

3278

Jones and Johnston’s Bay wharves 20-23 inclusive.  British India (BI) ship at right.

 

COD 555

3279

Shows the Dalgety Wharf and buildings on Millers Point.  At left a cargo ship, one of the four ships of the White Star Line’s PERSIC class.  The ship at right is either DIOGENES or SOPHOCLES.  These ships were built in 1921 and were sold, re-named and given a different funnel livery in 1926.  In the shown configuration both ships served Australia between those dates.

c1921-1926

COD 555

3280

Wharves 19, 20, 21 Jones Bay, Darling Island including Darling Island Stevedoring and Lighterage Company Limited building.  See also 3265 and (180).

 

COD 555

3281

Interior of cargo wharf storage shed.

 

COD 555

3282

Graph of Working house bins.  Commenced 18 April 1922.  Completed 9 May 1922.  Site Coolamon.

 

COD 555

3283

Sydney Harbour Trust Officer in Sydney Harbour Trust uniform, with World War 1 medals.  See also 6343.

c1925

COD 555

3284

Sydney Harbour Trust senior officer’s launch (possibly NEREID).  See also 4659.

 

COD 555

3285

Three men possibly Sydney Harbour Trust officials.

 

COD 555

3286

Two men possibly Sydney Harbour Trust officials.

 

COD 555

3287

Balls Head Coal Loader Waverton, well loaded.

 

COD 555

3288

Unknown subject.

 

COD 555

3289

Workers securing formwork for concreting.

 

COD 555

3290

Possible construction of wharf pontoon.  See also 3293.

 

COD 555

3291

Possible construction of wharf pontoon.  See 3290 and 3293.

 

COD 555

3292

Concreting formwork.

 

COD 555

3293

Launching of concrete wharf pontoon.  See also 3290 and 3291.

 

COD 555

3294

Formwork and concreting for wharf apron.

 

COD 555

3295

Formwork for concrete wharf apron.

 

COD 555

3296

HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] AUSTRALIA, RAN [Royal Australian Navy], at moorings in Farm Cove, Sydney.  Note torpedo net booms are still in place which were removed during World War 1.

pre 1914

COD 556

3297

Waterfront near one of two Pitt, Son & Badgery’s Wool Stores.  Also shows Gilbert’s Cold Store, Pyrmont.  The site seems to be in Blackwattle Bay, perhaps before all of Wentworth Park was reclaimed from the mud flats.  The Government tug BUCRA (built in 1913 & served the State Government until the early 1930s) can be identified in the middle of the image.

 

COD 556

3298

Probably demolition of abattoirs on Glebe Island before reclamation of the area prior to construction of Glebe Island wheat wharves.  See also 3299-3301 and 3348-3353.

 

COD 556

3299

Probably demolition of abattoirs on Glebe Island before reclamation of the area prior to construction of Glebe Island wheat wharves but double exposure.  See also 3298, 3300-3301 and 3348-3353.

 

COD 556

3300

Probably demolition of abattoirs on Glebe Island before reclamation of the area prior to construction of Glebe Island wheat wharves with rail tracks and trucks.  See also 3298, 3299, 3301 and 3348-3353.

 

COD 556

3301

Probably demolition of abattoirs on Glebe Island before reclamation of the area prior to construction of Glebe Island wheat wharves with site levelling.  See also 3298-3300 and 3348-3353.

 

COD 556

3302

Excavation at western end of Pyrmont Point.  Elizabeth Bay, Pyrmont can be seen at far right.  Note no motor vehicles.

 

COD 556

3303

Main Port Road, Pyrmont Jones Bay, wharf 21-22 (see 3304).  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 556

3304

Rail work at Main Port Road, Pyrmont Jones Bay, wharf 21-22 (see 3303).  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 556

3305

Rail work at Main Port Road Pyrmont at Darling Island.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  At right Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY).  Note the old style rails and clamps.

 

COD 556

3306

Wharf work at the northwest end of Glebe Island.  Northern shore of Balmain at rear.

c1940

COD 556

3335

Unidentified steam tug at a small local wharf in an affluent suburb which would be uncommon.  The tug may be in use on for example a company outing.  Note this vessel bears a considerable resemblance to Sydney Harbour Trust tug CECIL RHODES, but identification is not certain.

 

COD 556

3336

Construction of Bayview Street cargo bridge over Main Port Road, Pyrmont.  See also 3337 and 3359-3367.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 556

3337

Construction of Bayview Street cargo bridge over Main Port Road, Pyrmont and note Pyrmont’s Caledonian Hotel.  See also 3336 and 3359-3367.

 

COD 556

3338

Grotto Point Leads lighthouse, with Balmoral/Mosman at rear.

 

COD 556

3339

Minor collision damage to unknown commercial wharf.

 

COD 556

3340

Construction of high-level rail overpass to Main Port Road, Pyrmont.  Note footbridge to Pyrmont ferry at left rear and hull of deep sea sailing vessel beyond it.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 556

3341

Repairs to wharf storage area.  See also 3342 & 3343.

 

COD 556

3342

Repairs to wharf storage area.  See also 3341 & 3343.  Note wooden mallet & other tools.

 

COD 556

3343

Repairs to wharf storage area.  See also 3341 & 3342.

 

COD 556

3344

View across Rushcutters Bay from Macleay Point.

 

COD 556

3345

Homes for World War 1 War Widows, built by Sydney Harbour Trust with volunteer labour.

 

COD 556

3346

Tide gauge equipment and data recorder.

 

COD 556

3347

Possibly northern cove of Balls Head on Berrys Bay.

 

COD 556

3348

Looking over Glebe Island across White Bay with Morrison & Sinclairs yard, Balmain in middle of the foreshores.  See also 3298-3301 and 3349-3353.

 

COD 556

3349

Glebe Island demolition site.  See also 3298-3301, 3348, & 3350-3353.

 

COD 556

3350

Glebe Island demolition site.  See also 3298-3301, 3348-3349 & 3351-3353.

 

COD 556

3351

Glebe Island demolition site.  See also 3298-3301, 3348-3350 & 3352-3353.

 

COD 556

3352

Glebe Island demolition site with Lever Brothers yard opposite shore, rear right.  See also 3298-3301, 3348-3351 & 3353.

 

COD 556

3353

Glebe Island demolition and reclamation site, White Bay at left, Balmain opposite shore.  See also 3298-3301 and 3348-3352.

 

COD 556

3354

Shark Island with Sydney Harbour Trust rustic constructions.  Structure to right of tree was Ladies Toilets during 1980s.  Note barge with rock at rear right.

 

COD 556

3355

Shark Island rock works.  See also 3899.

 

COD 556

3356

Shark Island rock works.  See also 3899.

 

COD 556

3357

Shark Island rock works.  See also 3899.

 

COD 556

3358

HELEN, Sydney Harbour Trust (SHT) passenger launch.  Dalgety’s Wharf, Millers Point at rear.

 

COD 556

3359

Bayview Street cargo bridge building.  See 3336-3337 and 3360-3367.

 

COD 556

3360

Main Port Road Pyrmont showing Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) at right.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359, & 3361-3367.

 

COD 556

3361

Main Port Road Pyrmont with Bayview Street bridge building details.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3360 & 3362-3367.

 

COD 556

3362

Construction of high level approach over rail lines to Main Port Road Pyrmont.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3361 & 3363-3367.

 

COD 556

3363

Image shows cutting at Pyrmont to form Main Port Road and wharf approaches.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3362 & 3364-3367.

 

COD 556

3364

Construction of high-level access over rail lines on Main Port Road Pyrmont detail.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3363 & 3365-3367.

 

COD 556

3365

Main Port Road Pyrmont, showing wharf rail tracks and overhead footbridge to Pyrmont ferry wharf.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3364 & 3366-3367.

 

COD 556

3366

Main Port Road with construction of Bayview Road cargo bridge at rear.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  See 3336-3337, 3359-3365 & 3367.

 

COD 556

3367

Main Port Road road overbridge construction detail.  See 3336-3337 and 3359-3366.

 

COD 556

3368

Construction drawings of Feeder Conveyor.

 

COD 556

3369

Construction drawings of Tumbler Gear Supports.

 

COD 556

3370

Diagram of cross-section of a Pyrmont Wharf.

 

COD 556

3371

Diagram of Conveyor rollers.

 

COD 556

3372

Wharf plans of road and rail connections to Jones Bay 22 and 23.

 

COD 581

3745

Artist’s impression of NSW [New South Wales] Government shipyard, Walsh Island, Newcastle.

 

COD 581

3746

Artist’s impression of NSW [New South Wales] Government shipyard, Walsh Island, Newcastle.

 

COD 581

3747

Glebe Island demolition work preparatory for construction of Glebe Island grain silos.

 

COD 581

3748

Unknown concreting site, possibly Walsh Bay.

 

COD 581

3749

Early construction of a Walsh Bay wharf.

 

COD 581

3750

Darling Island area with Main Port Road and Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) buildings at left.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 581

3751

Wharf at Store Beach, near Quarantine Station near Manly.  See also 3765.

 

COD 581

3752

Wharf construction Walsh Bay with Number 6 at rear.

 

COD 581

3753

Road access to a Walsh Bay wharf under construction.  See also 3754.

 

COD 581

3754

Road access from Hickson Road to wharf construction.  See also 3753.

 

COD 581

3755

Damaged interior of old wharf.  This may be one of the Walsh Bay and other wharves that were demolished to combat rats and the plague.

 

COD 581

3756

Walsh Bay at western end, looking towards Dalgety Road.  The building with three floors and two wide-spaced chimneys can be seen in 4512 and 4516.  On the water at left can be seen a steam paddle tug while a smaller wooden screw tug is attending what appears to be Sydney Harbour Trust floating plant.

 

COD 581

3757

A small steam lighterage tug lies alongside one of the new Walsh Bay wharves.

 

COD 581

3758

Worker with sledge-hammer and damaged and rotten wharf sub beams; probably in the Darling Harbour duckpond area (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay).  See also 3759.

 

COD 581

3759

Wharf repairs in ‘duckpond’ (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay).  See also 3758.  The grey vessel on the opposite shore is an Explosives Lighter which was used to transport explosives to and from Bantry Bay in Middle Harbour.

 

COD 581

3760

Rail work at Main Port Rd, Pyrmont.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 581

3761

Unidentified equipment at Pyrmont work site.

 

COD 581

3762

Unknown subject.

 

COD 581

3763

Walsh Bay reconstruction, looking towards Blues Point.  A paddle steamer, probably KOPUTAI, can be just seen at left.  A smaller steam tug is blowing off steam at left while a small coaster is partly obscured by the work shed.  KOPUTAI was used by Daley Tugs from 1916 to 1920, thus dating this picture.

 

COD 581

3764

Walsh Bay reconstruction.

 

COD 581

3765

Wharf construction near Store Beach, Manly.  See 3751.

 

COD 581

3766

View from Cowper Wharf Road towards Number 7 Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf.  See also 3767 and 3770.

 

COD 581

3767

Cowper Wharf Road and Number 3 (3) wharf.  See 3766.

 

COD 581

3768

Entry to new wharf on Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo.

 

COD 581

3769

Cowper Wharf Road, looking north towards Point Piper.

 

COD 581

3770

View from Cowper Wharf Road towards Number 7 Woolloomooloo.  See also 3766.

 

COD 581

3771

Possibly Hickson Road tenements.

 

COD 581

3772

Walsh Bay area probably with demolition of early wharves.  A small Burns Philp ship is alongside the wharf.

 

COD 581

3773

Junction of Hickson Road and Pottinger Street, Walsh Bay.  See also 3775 and 3788

29 August 1916

COD 581

3774

Walsh Bay wharf reconstruction, with steam pile driver in foreground.

31 August 1916

COD 581

3775

Excavation of Pottinger Street, Walsh Bay.  See also 3773 and 3788.

29 August 1916

COD 581

3776

Walsh Bay wharf reconstruction.

30 August 1916

COD 581

3777

Walsh Bay reconstruction.

31 August 1916

COD 581

3778

Walsh Bay wharf demolition, looking east.  The high tenements with seven chimneys can be identified in 3782 and 3817.

 

COD 581

3779

Construction of Pottinger Street, Walsh Bay.

1 September 1916

COD 581

3780

Walsh Bay reconstruction looking towards Blues Point.

1 September 1916

COD 581

3781

Hickson Road looking west from Pottinger Street junction.

1 September 1916

COD 581

3782

Hickson Road looking east.  Most of the buildings on the ridge were still there in 2005.  See also 3778.

 

COD 581

3783

Darling Island Number 18 wharf, Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY).

 

COD 581

3784

Excavation probably on Pyrmont Point.  See 3785.

 

COD 581

3785

Excavation probably on Pyrmont Point.  See 3784.

 

COD 581

3786

Probably Walsh Bay reconstruction area.

 

COD 581

3787

Walsh Bay reconstruction with Pier One at far right.

 

COD 581

3788

Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay with intersection of Pottinger Road.  See also 3773 and 3775.

1916

COD 581

3789

Construction wharves 21, 22, 23 Pyrmont.  See also 3796.

c1917

COD 581

3790

Unknown wharf work site.

 

COD 581

3791

Hickson Road Walsh Bay.

c1916

COD 581

3792

Hickson Road with wharf over-bridge building.

c1916

COD 581

3793

Unknown construction site.

 

COD 581

3794

Main Port Rd, Pyrmont, looking east with Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) at left.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 581

3795

Construction unknown wharf interior.

 

COD 581

3796

Wharves 21, 22, 23, Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  See also 3789.

 

COD 581

3797

Unknown subject.

 

COD 581

3798

Pyrmont Bridge from the ‘duckpond’ (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay) c.34 Darling Harbour.

 

COD 581

3799

Jones Bay, 19/20 Pyrmont, with Number 18, Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard at rear.

 

COD 581

3800

Construction at 21/22 Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Sydney Harbour Trust Dredge TRITON middle to the left.

c1918

COD 581

3801

Wharf 21 Jones Bay, Pyrmont with several types of steam plant at work.  TRITON part obscured at far left.

c1918

COD 581

3802

Glebe Island, site works

 

COD 581

3803

Unidentified tenements.

 

COD 581

3804

Wharf 21 Jones Bay from Wharf 22 Jones Bay building.

c1918

COD 581

3805

Wharf 21 Jones Bay, construction work.

1918

COD 581

3806

Sydney Harbour Trust Towns Place garage under construction.  See also 3852.

 

COD 581

3807

Walsh Bay reconstruction.

c1916

COD 581

3808

Glebe Island site work for Grain silos, note railway tracks.

 

COD 581

3809

Possibly 21 Jones Bay.

1918

COD 581

3810

Pyrmont Point, Point Road earthworks for Elizabeth Bay, Pyrmont.

 

COD 582

3811

Unknown subject.

 

COD 582

3812

Probably 21 Jones Bay.

c1918

COD 582

3813

Unknown wharf site.

 

COD 582

3814

Walsh Bay work site.  See also 3815.

 

COD 582

3815

Walsh Bay work site.  See also 3814.

 

COD 582

3816

Walsh Bay wharf work.

 

COD 582

3817

Hickson Road looking east, constructing stone wall.  See also 3482

 

COD 582

3818

Main Port Road (Jones Bay Road) Pyrmont with Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) at left.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 582

3819

Walsh Bay double decked wharves, site unknown.

 

COD 582

3820

Numbers 22-23 Jones Bay, Pyrmont.

c1916 or 1917

COD 582

3821

Construction Pottinger Street Walsh Bay.

 

COD 582

3822

Walsh Bay wharves looking towards Blues & McMahons Points.  Hickson Road in foreground.

 

COD 582

3823

Unidentified setting in Hickson Road, Walsh Bay.

 

COD 582

3824

Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) buildings Main Port Road Pyrmont with the pedestrian footbridge.  See also 3365.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 582

3825

Site work and railway line on Glebe Island.

 

COD 582

3826

Site work and railway line on Glebe Island; note the old house.

 

COD 582

3827

Glebe Island work site.

 

COD 582

3828

Wharf reconstruction Walsh Bay looking towards North Sydney.

 

COD 582

3829

Glebe Island from Balmain, across White Bay.

 

COD 582

3830

Wharves 22 and 23 Jones Bay, Pyrmont construction.

 

COD 582

3831

Glebe Island construction site, note old house.

 

COD 582

3832

Unknown subject.

 

COD 582

3833

Wharf work, probably Jones Bay.

 

COD 582

3834

Wharf work at Pyrmont coal wharves Numbers 3 and 4.  A Bucket dredge can be seen at work against the background of the Darling harbour wharves.

 

COD 582

3835

Balmain shore from Glebe Island.  A timber schooner is unloading timber at left.

 

COD 582

3836

Redundant slipway site with probable dredging suction pipe.

 

COD 582

3837

Glebe Island looking over White Bay towards Balmain Power Station.  The Bald Rock ferry wharf can faintly be seen at the right.

 

COD 582

3838

Glebe Island looking over White Bay towards Balmain Power Station.  The Bald Rock ferry wharf can faintly be seen at the right.

 

COD 582

3839

Unidentified and apparently disused waterfront wharf and warehouse.

 

COD 582

3840

Glebe Island.

 

COD 582

3841

Glebe Island.

 

COD 582

3842

Glebe Island from elevated site, looking northward towards Balmain.  Remains of the old Sydney abattoirs buildings can be seen in the foreground while a trading schooner is anchored off.

 

COD 582

3843

Glebe Island demolition site taken at almost the same time as 3842.  Note same vessel in each picture.

 

COD 582

3844

Unidentified site.

 

COD 582

3845

Sydney Harbour Trust steam Sheerlegs and pile frame hauling piles in Pyrmont area.

 

COD 582

3846

Unknown wharf.  Note early motor truck parked inside wharf building.

 

COD 582

3847

View across Darling Harbour duckpond from about Wharf Number 30, Darling Harbour.  The wharves appear to be under alteration or reconstruction.  The duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay.

 

COD 582

3848

Heavy equipment in use in Hickson Road Walsh Bay.

 

COD 582

3849

Headwaters of White Bay with Number 4 or 5 wharf.  Glebe Island at left.

 

COD 582

3850

Various types of manually-powered work implements on unidentified wharf construction at Pyrmont.

 

COD 582

3851

Unidentified item of equipment with four moveable work stations all of which are height adjustable.  Each has a platform big enough for just one man.  It may be a dock pontoon paintstage which was used to allow as much hull painting and scraping as possible as a dock emptied or filled.

 

COD 582

3852

Probably Towns Place with Sydney Harbour Trust garage.  See also 3806.

 

COD 582

3853

Point Piper with extension to Wharf 1, Woolloomooloo.

1913

COD 582

3854

Woolloomooloo Bay with 6-9 Finger wharf before extension.

c1912

COD 582

3855

Hickson Road Millers Point with Munn Street overbridge.

c1910

COD 582

3856

View of Balmain cottage looking towards 23 Pyrmont.

 

COD 582

3857

Unidentified cargo shed interior.

 

COD 582

3858

High Street Millers Point with Sydney Harbour Trust staff dwellings.  The kindergarten seems not to have been completed.

 

COD 582

3859

Taronga Zoo Wharf.

c1916

COD 582

3860

Housing Pyrmont Point.  See also 3861.

 

COD 582

3861

Housing Pyrmont, probably Mille St, above Main Port Road.  See also 3860.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road

 

COD 582

3862

Interior of cargo shed with electric conveyor at left.

 

COD 582

3863

Cremorne Point ferry wharf.  The pontoon was sunk after being hit by the steamer PORT DARWIN which may have dragged its mooring.

3 January 1919

COD 582

3864

Unidentified subject; may show testing of flooded dock caisson.

 

COD 582

3865

Stacked sacks with rotten wharf timber removed.  May illustrate details of non rat-proof wharves, pre-Sydney Harbour Trust re-wharfing of Sydney.

 

COD 582

3866

Jones Bros.[Brothers] Coal Depot staithe at 32 Darling Harbour duckpond (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay).

 

COD 582

3867

Sydney Harbour Trust plans for development of concrete wharfage.

 

COD 582

3868

Lightship BRAMBLE with RAN [Royal Australian Navy] training ship TINGIRA in Rose Bay at rear.  BRAMBLE was installed as a light vessel near the Sow and Pigs Reef in 1877 and was retired in 1912.  She was later used as a copra lighter by Lever Bros. and, in 1937, was reconstructed as a pseudo replica of HMS SUPPLY (Phillip’s First Fleet)   for the 1938 Sesqui-centenary.  q.v.  Following the celebration, BRAMBLE reverted to work as a copra barge for Levers and was in use during the 1950s.  Her disposal seems not to have been recorded.

 

COD 582

3869

Wharf sheds Cowper Wharf Rd, Potts Point.  Sheds 1-3 at right with a small cargo lighter at far left.

 

COD 582

3870

Pitt Son & Badgery wool store and Gilberts Free Store, western side of the ‘duckpond’ (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay).  The long shed at far right is the unique double decked rail shed, long since removed.

 

COD 582

3871

Double Bay with Messengers Boatshed and ferries.

 

COD 582

3872

Sydney Cove, western side with Wharves Nos.4, 5 and 6.  Notice the AUSN company tower at far right which was still there in 2006.

 

COD 582

3873

Construction work 21 Jones Bay, Pyrmont with Sydney Harbour Trust dredge and floating plant at right.

c1918

COD 582

3874

Walsh Bay.  Japanese steamer AKI MARU at left with coal hulk.  Small passenger steamer HUNTER alongside transport still painted with war disruptive paint at Central Wharf.

c1919

COD 582

3875

Woolloomooloo Wharf Number 1 with World War 1 Transport A21 loading.  A21 was SS MARERE which was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by a German submarine on January 18, 1916.

c1914

COD 582

3876

Unidentified Walsh Bay wharf with grain sacks being loaded.

 

COD 561

3877

Ladies toilet, apparently on headland.

 

COD 561

3878

Small navigation buoy marker, possibly under repair.

 

COD 561

3879

Large navigation marker, ashore, possibly on Goat Island

 

COD 561

3880

Maintenance on navigation buoy.

 

COD 561

3881

Wharfies awaiting the ‘pick up’ outside 31 Sussex Street at the corner of Taylors Lane.  See Lane is at rear of shop.

c1907

COD 561

3882

Commercial building, corner of Slip Street and Lime Street, Darling Harbour.  Note phone call box on corner.

c1907

COD 561

3883

Parbury Bond, Hickson Street, looking west.  See also 3384

 

COD 561

3884

Parbury Bond, Windmill Street, looking east.  Bevelled building corner shows building before bad fire in 1929 and the almost total reconstruction which removed the bevel.  In 2005 the building was still in use by a port authority.  See also 3883.

 

COD 561

3885

View over Rushcutters Bay from around Macleay Point.  See also 3344.

 

COD 561

3886

Typical post 1920s War Service cottage, probably built by the Sydney Harbour Trust for staff at unknown location.  Note house name POZIERES.

 

COD 561

3887

Unknown house.

 

COD 561

3888

Unidentified two storey house, possibly Pyrmont Point.

 

COD 561

3889

Wharf work Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Note Gillespies Anchor Mill, thus after 1921.  See also 3890.

 

COD 561

3890

Different angle of Wharf work Jones Bay, Pyrmont, shows Jones Bros Coal.  Photo continues from the right side of 3889.

 

COD 561

3891

Sydney Harbour Trust floating plant.

 

COD 561

3892

Wharf work Darling Harbour.

 

COD 561

3893

Probable excavation west end of Pyrmont Point.  Glebe Island and timber schooner at anchor in Johnston Bay at rear.

 

 

COD 561

3894

Probably west end of Pyrmont Point, with new wharf in Elizabeth Bay, Pyrmont, under construction.

 

COD 561

3895

Pyrmont Point western end, Balmain at rear.  Earth works for Elizabeth Bay wharves at the western end of Harris Street Pyrmont.

 

COD 561

3896

Excavation may be Glebe Island or Pyrmont Point.

 

COD 561

3897

Reclamation site Glebe Island.

 

COD 561

3898

Damaged stone and timber wharf with Flat Topped Lighter which may be carrying repair materials.

 

COD 561

3899

Shark Island site, see also 3355, 3356 and 3357.

 

COD 561

3900

Redecking a Darling Harbour wharf on eastern side of the waterway.

 

COD 561

3901

Wharf apron site, possibly on Millers Point.

 

COD 561

3902

Glebe Island demolition site.

 

COD 561

3903

Unknown scrap metal yard with horse and dray.

 

COD 561

3904

Glebe Island site, new construction.

 

COD 561

3905

New wharf construction, unidentified location.

 

COD 561

3906

Unidentified subject.

 

COD 561

3907

Pyrmont power station (possibly) and Pyrmont duckpond (duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay).

 

COD 561

3920

Rail work possibly at Pyrmont power station.

 

COD 561

3921

Wharf work at Walsh Bay.  Note steam luffing boom on large wooden Flat Topped Lighter in foreground.  Sign on building at rear The Country Producers Selling Co. [Company] Ltd [Limited].

 

COD 561

3922

Unidentified construction site.

 

COD 561

3923

Rail bridge and cutting at Main Port Road Pyrmont; shows Saint Bartholomew’s Church which was demolished in 1970.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 561

3924

Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) area with footbridge over Main Port Road, Pyrmont.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 561

3925

Road construction, probably Main Port Road Pyrmont.  See also 3926 for continuation.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 561

3926

Road construction, probably Main Port Road.  See also 3925 for continuation.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 561

3927

Road overpass at Main Port Road.  Note footbridge to Pyrmont Ferry Wharf.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.

 

COD 561

3928

Glebe Island reclamation site.

c1915-1918

COD 561

3929

Slabs of concrete forms stacked, probably Glebe Island site.

 

COD 561

3930

New construction, possibly in the Walsh Bay area.

 

COD 561

3931

Wharf construction with heavy steam plant in use.  Probably Darling Harbour considering apparent width of waterway.

 

COD 561

3932

Unidentified object.

 

COD 561

3967

Weld Details at Glebe Island site.

15 September 1934

COD 561

3968

Deflectometer details.

12 February 1930

COD 561

3969

Gauge Readings.

8 May 1930

COD 561

3970

Cobbled street in waterfront area.  Ship’s mast can be seen.

1926

COD 561

3971

Boatshed demolition White Bay.  May be Morrison & Sinclair, shipbuilders, which moved in the early 1920s.  See also 3978.

1924

COD 561

3972

Text diagram, Sydney Harbour Trust.

1930

COD 561

3973

Static load data, Sydney Harbour Trust.

 

COD 561

3974

Unknown subject.

 

COD 561

3975

Same unknown subject as in 3974.

 

COD 561

3976

Same unknown subject as in 3974.

 

COD 561

3977

Same unknown subject as in 3974.

 

COD 561

3978

Boatshed demolition White Bay.  May be Morrison & Sinclair, shipbuilders, which moved in the early 1920s.  See also 3971.

20 September 1924

COD 561

3979

Live load bending moments.

 

COD 561

3993

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.

Early 1940s

COD 561

3994

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

3995

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

3996

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.  Shows old Cargo wharf at left and various floating plant.

 

COD 561

3997

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.  ‘B’ class Manly ferry berthing.

 

COD 561

3998

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.  Note ferry gangways on old cargo wharf.

 

COD 561

3999

Manly wharf rebuild.  See also 3994-4005.  Detail of inside new wharf housing.

 

COD 561

4000

Manly wharf detail.  See also 3994-4005.  Note Manly Aquarium at bottom left.  

 

COD 561

4001

Manly Wharf re-built – internal detail.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

4002

Manly wharf construction details for reinforcement of bus loading arc.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

4003

Manly bus loading arc, construction detail.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

4004

Manly bus loading arc, detail.  See also 3994-4005.

30 April 1940

COD 561

4005

Manly wharf building, facing north.  See also 3994-4005.

 

COD 561

4006

Construction of crane base, Garden Island.  This may be base work for construction of the big Hammerhead crane.

c1945

COD 561

4007

Steelwork for probable crane base, Garden Island.

c1945

COD 561

4008

Steelwork for probable crane base, Garden Island.

c1945

COD 561

4009

Railwork on No. 1 Wharf, Pyrmont.  See also 4015.

 

COD 561

4010

Steelwork for probable crane base, Garden Island.

c1945

COD 561

4011

Steelwork for probable crane base, Garden Island from overhead.

c1945

COD 561

4012

Steelwork for probable crane base, Garden Island detail; looking across Woolloomooloo Bay from Garden Island.

c1945

COD 561

4013

Manly Harbour Pool with new Public Wharf.

1950s

COD 561

4014

Navigation buoy on No.1 Pyrmont wharf with AWA tower distant.

 

COD 561

4015

Railwork on 1 Pyrmont.  See also 4009.

 

COD 561

4016

Rigging passenger steps, location probably Woolloomooloo.

 

COD 561

4017

Rigging passenger steps, location probably Woolloomooloo.

 

COD 561

4018

Work on public wharf adjoining Manly Harbour Baths.  Note Hand Crane and sculling punt.

c1950

COD 562

4019

Manly Wharf after rebuild, post World War 2.  Ferry is DEE WHY.

Post 1945

COD 562

4020

Manly Wharf as above.  Fun Wharf Ferris wheel incomplete.

 

COD 562

4021

Manly Wharf interior with Blue Bird Café & Burts Fish & Chips.

 

COD 562

4022

Manly Cargo undergoes rebuild to Manly Fun Pier.

 

COD 562

4023

Damaged wooden hull with torn copper.  See also 4024-4026.

22 September 1941

COD 562

4024

Wooden hull collision damage.  See also 4023, 4025-4026.

22 September 1941

COD 562

4025

Damaged wooden hull with torn copper sheathing.  See also 4023-4024, 4026.

 

COD 562

4026

Wooden hull with collision keel damage.  See also 4023-4025.

 

COD 562

4027

Work boat with hull damage on slip.

22 September 1941

COD 562

4028

Work boat 497A on slip with damage.  Work Boat SYDBRIDGE was run down off Bennelong Point by ferry BELLUBERA on 9 September 1941.  The vessel in the photo corresponds in most ways with an identified photo of SYDBRIDGE, taken about 1930.  The vessel on the slip is probably SYDBRIDGE.

22 September 1941

COD 562

4029

View towards Harbour Bridge from Number 1 Pyrmont.  Hospital ship WANGANELLA is berthed at Huddart Parker wharf in Darling Harbour.  Date probably late in 1945 as ship is still painted as a hospital ship.

1945

COD 562

4030

Construction of new wharf building, probably Number 13 Pyrmont.  See also 4031-4032.

 

COD 562

4031

Construction of new wharf building, probably Number 13 Pyrmont.  Building at rear is Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY).  See also 4030 and 4032.

 

COD 562

4032

Construction of wharf building.  See also 4030-4031.

 

COD 562

4033

Reconstruction of Number 13 Pyrmont.

 

COD 562

4034

Shark proof fence at harbour pool, probably Manly.

 

COD 562

4035

Shark proof fence at Manly Harbour Pool.

 

COD 562

4036

Shark proof fence.  Probably old Manly pool.

 

COD 562

4037

Harbourside pool, possibly Redleaf Pool.

 

COD 562

4038

Harbourside pool, possibly Redleaf Pool.

 

COD 562

4039

Harbourside pool, possibly Redleaf Pool.

 

COD 562

4040

Manly Harbour Pool.  Ferris wheel at Fun Pier is complete.

 

COD 562

4041

Coal bunker at western end of Goat Island.  Dredge at far right.

 

COD 562

4042

Coal bunker at western end of Goat Island.

 

COD 562

4043

Goat Island.  Construction of Shipyard workshops.

 

COD 562

4044

Goat Island interior construction of shipyard workshops.

 

COD 562

4045

Goat Island interior construction of shipyard workshops.

 

COD 562

4046

Riveted steel support, probably in new shipyard workshops.  See also 4043-4045.

 

COD 562

4047

Riveted steel support, probably in new shipyard workshops.  See also 4043-4045.

 

COD 562

4048

Naval Degaussing range station building on east side of Bradleys Head.  World War 2.  See also 1826.

1939-1945

COD 562

4049

Naval Degaussing range station building on east side of Bradleys Head.  World War 2.  See also 1826.

1939-1945

COD 562

4050

Naval Degaussing range station building on east side of Bradleys Head.  World War 2.  See also 1826.

1939-1945

COD 562

4051

Naval Degaussing range station building on east side of Bradleys Head.  World War 2.  See also 1826.

1939-1945

COD 562

4052

Naval Degaussing range station building on east side of Bradleys Head.  World War 2.  See also 1826.

1939-1945

COD 562

4053

Heavy duty ship bollards awaiting installation.

 

COD 562

4054

Timber dolphins building off Kurraba Point.  Note many structures such as these were established in Port Jackson when it became known that the British Pacific Fleet would be based there.  Several sets lasted well into the 1990s.  See also 4055-4058.

c1944

COD 562

4055

Timber dolphins building off Kurraba Point.  Note many structures such as these were established in Port Jackson when it became known that the British Pacific Fleet would be based there.  Several sets lasted well into the 1990s.  See also 4054, 4056-4058.

c1944

COD 562

4056

Timber dolphins building off Kurraba Point.  Note many structures such as these were established in Port Jackson when it became known that the British Pacific Fleet would be based there.  Several sets lasted well into the 1990s.  Note LADY class motor ferry at right rear.  See also 4054-4055 and 4057-4058.

c1944

COD 562

4057

Connecting pipes on dolphin.  Cremorne Point rear.  See also 4054-4056 and 4058.

 

COD 562

4058

Kurraba Point Dolphin near complete.  See also 4054-4057.

 

COD 562

4059

Construction of Fitting Out Wharf, Garden Island.  World War 2

 

COD 562

4060

Construction of Fitting Out Wharf, Garden Island.  Note Sydney Rowing Club on far shore.  World War 2.

1939-1945

COD 562

4061

Electrical equipment on wheels, probably welder at Garden Island World War 2.

1939-1945

COD 562

4062

Sydney Harbour Trust building, Fire Head Quarters at far right, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4063

Sydney Harbour Trust building, Fire Head Quarters at far right, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4096

Fort Denison, close up of Martello Tower, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4097

Fort Denison, close up of Martello Tower, pre World War 2.  Stern of Royal Australian Navy COUNTY class cruiser at left.

 

COD 562

4098

Fort Denison, close up of Martello Tower, pre World War 2.  Stern of Royal Australian Navy COUNTY class cruiser at left.

 

COD 562

4099

Fort Denison, close up of Martello Tower, pre World War 2.  Royal Australian Navy COUNTY class cruiser at left.

 

COD 562

4100

Fort Denison, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4101

Fort Denison, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4102

Fort Denison close up of tide gauge compartment, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4103

Fort Denison from southern side, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4104

Fort Denison from southern side

 

COD 562

4105

Fort Denison from southern side

 

COD 562

4106

Fort Denison close up of tide gauge compartment, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4107

Fort Denison from southern side, pre World War 2.

 

COD 562

4108

Fort Denison from southern side, pre World War 2.

13 April 1936

COD 562

4121

Sydney street with Police Traffic Office building at right.  See also 4123 and 4127-4128.

 

COD 562

4122

Unidentified Sydney street.

 

COD 562

4123

Sydney street.  See also 4121 and 4127-4128.

 

COD 562

4124

Sydney street with butcher and tailor.

May 1927

COD 562

4125

Sydney street.

2 May 1927

COD 562

4126

Sydney street with butcher Shop.

 

COD 562

4127

Sydney street.  See also 4121, 4123 and 4128.

 

COD 562

4128

Sydney street.  See also 4121, 4123 and 4127.

 

COD 562

4129

Marine growth on test plate.

 

COD 562

4130

Marine growth on test block.  See also 4132.

 

COD 562

4131

Wharf piles with concrete sheeting on some piles in the tide range.

 

COD 562

4132

Marine growth on test block, note fingers.  See also 4130.

 

COD 562

4133

Floating creosote container for timber pile protection.

1933

COD 562

4134

Turpentine pile section for rot testing.

 

COD 562

4135

Turpentine pile section for rot testing.

 

COD 562

4136

Goat Island, site for new Shipyard workshop, Mort Bay at rear.

 

COD 562

4137

Warehouse with hydraulic exterior lift hoists.

22 October 1923

COD 562

4138

Warehouse with hydraulic exterior lift hoists.

22 October 1923

COD 562

4139

Concrete floating pontoon, Rozelle Bay.

 

COD 562

4140

Large overhead electric winch, probably warehouse.

 

COD 562

4141

Rozelle Bay from concrete wharf construction site.

October 1923

COD 562

4142

Glebe Island bridge approaches, ex concrete pontoon site.

October 1923

COD 562

4143

New wharf in Hickson Rd, Darling Harbour.  See also 4125-4126.

15 November 1923

COD 562

4144

New wharf in Hickson Rd, Darling Harbour, with detail.

15 November 1923

COD 562

4145

Wharf construction Darling Harbour in Hickson Road.  See also 4143.

 

COD 562

4146

Wharf construction Darling Harbour in Hickson Road.  See also 4143.

 

COD 562

4147

Warehouse/Bond store Hickson Road.

1923

COD 562

4148

Unidentified house.

23 October 1923

COD 562

4165

Sydney Harbour Trust spoil barge (hopper) aground on beach at Lady Bay.  When towing such hoppers into port it was necessary for the tug to let the tow go and then round up on the hopper to secure it to tow alongside into the port.  Hornby Light on Inner South Head.

11 July 1924

COD 562

4166

Steam lighter working in Sydney Cove about 1885.  Bags and barrels being moved to or from the lighter.  Customs House appears to be under reconstruction, thus c.1886.

c1886

COD 562

4167

Sydney Harbour Trust spoil barge (hopper) aground on beach at Lady Bay.  When towing such hoppers into port it was necessary for the tug to let the tow go and then round up on the hopper to secure it to tow alongside into the port.  Hornby Light on Inner South Head.

11 July 1924

COD 562

4168

Sydney Harbour Trust spoil barge (hopper) aground on beach at Lady Bay.  When towing such hoppers into port it was necessary for the tug to let the tow go and then round up on the hopper to secure it to tow alongside into the port.  Hornby Light on Inner South Head.

11 July 1924

COD 562

4169

Sydney Cove in long photo exposure.  Note blurred ferries.  In foreground at 7 Circular Quay the ferry KAMERUKA (1913-1984) awaits departure at the back berth.  It was unusual for a ferry to have passengers aboard here but wharf repair work may be cause.

9 July 1924

COD 562

4170

Concrete pontoon construction.

8 July 1924

COD 562

4171

Concrete pontoon construction, showing Glebe Island bridge.

8 July 1024

COD 562

4172

New wharf entrance in Hickson Road.  See also 3949.

8 July 1924

COD 562

4173

Union Steam Ship Company wharf, 5 Hickson Rd.

8 July 1924

COD 563

4174

Concrete frame work, unidentified location.

 

COD 563

4175

Timber pontoon and housing built at Rozelle Bay.

12 January 1924

COD 563

4176

Pyrmont Bridge Road Blackwattle Bay, Balmain, with Hudsons Timber yard at far left.  Middle of image is Howard Smiths Coal staithes with the steam collier MALACHITE unloading coal.  See also 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

18 January 1924

COD 563

4177

Truck loading at loading dock of commercial wharf.

 

COD 563

4178

Timber punt/wharf.

21 February 1924

COD 563

4179

Timber punt/wharf.

21 February 1924

COD 563

4180

Unidentified construction work.

 

COD 563

4181

Woolwich Dock, with one of the Commonwealth Line’s BAY class passenger ships in dock.

15 February 1924

COD 563

4182

Unloading cargo using ship’s own gear.  Note slides propped against the hull.  The wharf labourers – wharfies referred to themselves as lumpers.

1930s

COD 563

4183

Cargo in wharf shed.

 

COD 563

4184

Framed map of Port Jackson.  There appears to be no sign of the original Spit Bridge, opened in 1924.

C1920

COD 563

4185

Steam tug IRRESISTIBLE at a Darling Harbour Wharf.  IRRESISTIBLE was built in 1885 and had several owners including the Port Jackson & Manly Steam Ship Company until 1898.  From then she was used by J & W Brown as a tug until she sank off the coast north of Sydney on 27 August 1931.

 

COD 563

4186

Construction of Hickson Rd, looking south.  Building above the left hand horse and cart is the old Sydney Gas Works, later Sydney Harbour Trust/Services Board Main Store.

c1924

COD 563

4240

Wheat bag filling chutes at wheat wharf.

4 May 1923

COD 563

4241

Howard Smith Coal depot, Pyrmont Bridge Road Blackwattle Bay with collier MALACHITE alongside.  Hudsons Timber Yard is at the left.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

4 May 1923

COD 563

4242

Howard Smith Coal depot, Pyrmont Bridge Road Blackwattle Bay with collier MALACHITE alongside.  Hudsons Timber Yard is at the left.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  Hudson’s yard was fire-gutted about 1928(?).  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

4 May 1923

COD 563

4243

Howard Smith Coal depot, Pyrmont Bridge Road Blackwattle Bay with collier MALACHITE alongside.  Hudsons Timber Yard is at the left.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  Hudson’s yard was fire-gutted about 1928(?).  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

4 May 1923

COD 563

4244

Hudsons Timber Yard Blackwattle Bay, looking west from near Pyrmont Bridge Road.  In the foreground appears to be part of Howard Smiths coal yard.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  Hudson’s yard was fire-gutted about 1928(?).  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

13 April 1923

COD 563

4245

Entry and gatehouse for Howard Smith’s Coal depot Blackwattle Bay yard.  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

6 March 1923

COD 563

4246

Howard Smith coal yard at right.  Collier alongside coal bins (staiths?) is MALACHITE.  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

20 April 1923

COD 563

4247

A large hand crane (luffing boom) is on use aboard a timber lighter unidentified location.

6 March 1923

COD 563

4248

Hudsons Timber Yard Blackwattle Bay, looking west from near Pyrmont Bridge Road.  In the foreground appears to be part of Howard Smiths coal yard.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  Hudson’s yard was fire-gutted about 1928(?).  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4250, 4252 and 4596.

15 May 1923

COD 563

4249

Interior of new wharf cargo shed.

May 1923

COD 563

4250

Howard Smiths coal yard (right) Blackwattle Bay.  Two Howard Smith colliers can be seen (middle) while a dredge is coaling at far right.  The ship with white funnel is probably MALACHITE while the ship partly obscured is SPHENE.  Also to be seen are flat topped lighters loaded with timber for Hudsons Timber yard (left) and rafts of logs floating mid-photo.  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4252 and 4596.

20 April 1923

COD 563

4251

This worker appears to be operating a coal-fired tar-spraying unit to coat various parts of a wharf as a pest protection.  Note that the operator seems to be wearing only glasses for protection while doing a very hot, smelly and fairly risky job.

6 March 1923

COD 563

4252

Hudsons Timber Yard Blackwattle Bay, looking west from near Pyrmont Bridge Road.  In the foreground appears to be part of Howard Smiths coal yard.  The yard was officially opened on 2 August 1923.  It was in use from 19 April 1923.  Hudson’s yard was fire-gutted about 1928(?).  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250 and 4596.

4 May 1923

COD 563

4253

Several native hardwoods tested for durability in wharf and pile work.  The test carried out on 1 Pyrmont Wharf from May 1909 to February 1923.

 

COD 563

4254

Parbury’s Bond store and office after fire, showing Windmill and Hixson Roads.

December 1929

COD 563

4255

Parbury’s Bond & Free Stores, re-construction.

 

COD 563

4256

Parbury’s Bond Stores clean up.

January 1930

COD 563

4257

Parbury’s Bond Stores Windmill Street entrance.

December 1929

COD 563

4258

Parbury’s Bond Stores, Windmill Street repair work begins.

 

COD 563

4259

Parbury’s Bond, post fire clean-up.

11 April 1929

COD 563

4260

Parbury’s Bond building post fire.

December 1929

COD 563

4261

Internal damage to warehouse, probably Parbury’s Bond.

December 1929

COD 563

4262

Fire damage warehouse, probably Parbury’s Bond.

11 April 1929

COD 563

4263

Damaged building.

25 March 1931

COD 563

4264

Damaged buildings.  See also 4266-4267

19 March 1931

COD 563

4265

Damaged buildings.

19 March 1931

COD 563

4266

E. H. Banner’s truck outside damaged houses.  See also 4264 and 4267.

 

COD 563

4267

Street scene with damaged houses.  See also 4264 and 4266.

 

COD 563

4268

Sydney & Melbourne Hotel.

19 March 1931

COD 563

4269

Sydney & Melbourne Hotel (left) in street scene.

19 March 1931

COD 563

4308

Dismantling west side of Manly Wharf.  Note child’s stroller near the water’s edge.  See also 4315.

28 November 1940

COD 563

4309

Manly Wharf reconstruction west side.

28 December 1940

COD 563

4310

Manly Wharf (new facade) and Aquarium.

 

COD 563

4311

Circular Quay, Number 4 wharf re-construction with SOUTH STEYNE at Number 3 Manly Wharf.

28 November 1940

COD 563

4312

Circular Quay, Number 5 reconstruction.

28 November 1940

COD 563

4313

Rebuild Number 2 Wharf, Circular Quay.

28 November 1940

COD 563

4314

Manly Wharf showing construction work.  Note that Fun Pier re-construction at right has not started.

28 November 1940

COD 563

4315

West side of Manly Ferry Wharf from pool path.  See also 4308.

28 December 1940

COD 563

4316

Manly harbour beach with west side of wharf reconstruction.

28 December 1940

COD 563

4317

Manly Wharf with ferry DEE WHY or CURL CURL.  

28 November 1940

COD 563

4318

Floating fender with heavily-rotted timbers.

 

COD 563

4319

Central Wharf warehouse extension site.  See also 4326.

13 March 1949

COD 563

4320

Central Wharf warehouse extension site.  See also 4326.

2 April 1949

COD 563

4321

Central Wharf extension site, overview.  This image can be located by noting the three construction sheds in 4319 and 4320.  See also 4326 and 4741.

2 April 1949

COD 563

4322

Construction of building (possibly Maritime Services Board building) west Circular Quay looking north.  See also 4545.

13 May 1949

COD 563

4323

Construction of building (possibly Maritime Services Board building) west Circular Quay looking north.  See also 4545.

 

COD 563

4324

Construction of 7 and 8 Pyrmont and land fill.  See also 4329-4330.

13 May 1949

COD 563

4325

Building frame work, looking south.

c1948

COD 563

4326

Central Wharf warehouse extension.  See also 4319 – 4321 and 4741.

16 March 1949

COD 563

4327

Hickson Road commercial scene with Burns Philp wharf 7.

3 March 1949

COD 563

4328

White Bay from Balmain looking towards 22-24 Johnston Bay.  Left to right ships: British-India cargo liner, SS KING ROBERT, World War 2 Liberty ship.

c1948

COD 563

4329

Construction of 7 and 8 Pyrmont, looking north.  See also 4324 and 4330.

cMay 1949

COD 563

4330

Construction of 7 and 8 Pyrmont, wide view looking south.  Note Pyrmont Bridge at far left.  See also 4324 and 4329.

13 May 1949

COD 563

4331

Interior construction of cargo shed on new wharf.

13 May 1949

COD 563

4345

Steam Sheerlegs punt pile driving steel piles with Diver’s Punt, in close attendance at right.

c1949

COD 563

4346

Close up of Pile hammer and head of steel pile with Sheerlegs Foreman in attendance.  Note scull punt.

c1949

COD 563

4347

Steel framework, probably in new building.  c.1948.

c1948

COD 563

4348

Divers Punt with Hard Hat Diver and Pumpmen.

c1949

COD 563

4349

Dawes Port with original fort cannon, looking over Sydney Cove eastward.  HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] SHROPSHIRE (three funnels) is far left at rear.

c1948

COD 563

4350

Launch GONIEMAH passes MV BARRUNDUNA at Number 1 Wharf, Sydney Cove.

c1948

COD 563

4351

Seaman with ship’s steering wheel.

 

COD 563

4352

Bradleys Head with mast from HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] SYDNEY (1)

 

COD 563

4353

Brickwork – site not known.

 

COD 563

4354

Steam Sheerlegs hammering steel piles at Garden Island fitting out wharf.  Post World War 2 period confirmed by position of small floating dock at rear.

 

COD 563

4370

Small double-ended vessel on slipway.  See also 4371-4373.

 

COD 563

4371

Small double ended vessel on slipway, stern first (propeller).  Note message on propeller blade: Dont Turn (prop).  This vessel is probably Sydney Harbour Trust Pilot Tender ENDEAVOUR.  See also 4370 and 4372-4373

 

COD 563

4372

Small double ended vessel on slipway, stern first (propeller) shows details of propeller bearing skeg and rudder.  This vessel is probably Sydney Harbour Trust Pilot Tender ENDEAVOUR.  See also 4370-4371 and 4373.

 

COD 563

4373

Pilot Tender ENDEAVOUR (Sydney Harbour Trust) stern first on slip.  Note message on propeller blade – Don’t turn.  See also 4370-4372.

 

COD 563

4374

Wreck of steam tug UNDINE, ashore in Kerosene Bay.  UNDINE was destroyed by boiler explosion on 28 December 1936.  See also 4375-4377 and 5543-5548.

c1937

COD 563

4375

Remains of stern of steam tug UNDINE which was destroyed by boiler explosion on 28 December 1936.  See also 4374, 4376-4377 and 5543-5548.

c1937

COD 563

4376

Detail of UNDINE explosion remains showing compound steam engine and site of boiler explosion.  See also 4374-4375, 4377 and 5543-5548.

c1937

COD 563

4377

Bow of UNDINE.  Letters U, N and D can be discerned on bow.  See also 4374-4376 and 5543-5548.

c1937

COD 563

4378

Spoil barge under repair at Goat Island, possibly post World War 2.  See also 4379-4380, 4382-4385 and 4574.

 

COD 563

4379

Spoil barge on Goat Island slipway.  See also 4378, 4380, 4382-4385 and 4574.

 

COD 563

4380

Spoil barge on Goat Island slipway.  See also 4378-4379, 4382-4385 and 4574.

 

COD 563

4381

Petrol/Electric mobile crane working with cases of imported Chevrolet engines.

c1950

COD 563

4382

Steel spoil barge at Goat Island slipway for hull repairs.  See also 4378-4380, 4383-4385 and 4574.

 

COD 563

4383

Steel spoil barge at Goat Island slipway for hull repairs view from stern.  See also 4378-4380, 4382, 4384-4385 and 4574.

 

COD 563

4384

Overhead of Goat Island shipyard with steel spoil barge under repairs.  See also 4378-4380, 4382-4383, 4385 and 4574.

c1950

COD 563

4385

Replating steel spoil barge at Goat island.  See also 4378-4380, 4382-4384 and 4574.

 

COD 564

4467

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4468

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4469

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4470

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4471

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4472

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4473

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4474

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4475

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4476

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4477

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4478

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4479

Glebe Island clay engineers drawings

c1930

COD 564

4480

Morts Dock with SS GUNBAR on slip at left.  Pilot Vessel CAPTAIN COOK (3) under construction on slip in centre A hard hat diver is extending the launching ways, preparatory to launching the ship.  The date may be towards the end of 1938.

 

COD 564

4481

CAPTAIN COOK (3) with launching platform erected, prior to launching ceremony.

 

COD 564

4482

CAPTAIN COOK (3) ready for the launching.  The Diver checks the ways.

 

COD 564

4483

CAPTAIN COOK (3) ready for the launching.

 

COD 564

4484

CAPTAIN COOK (3) ready for the launching.

 

COD 564

4485

CAPTAIN COOK (3), just after launching.  A Fenwick tug stands by to take the ship in tow.  The bay is Waterview or Mort Bay, Balmain.

 

COD 564

4486

CAPTAIN COOK (3), hull in frame.

 

COD 564

4487

CAPTAIN COOK (3), deck plates laid.

 

COD 564

4488

Morts Dock with KAPARA at left and CAPTAIN COOK in frame.  Launching ways have not yet been laid.

 

COD 564

4489

CAPTAIN COOK (3) decks being plated.

 

COD 564

4510

Goat Island, north side, with staff pool created as part of the convict built cut.  At Blues Point, near the Harbour Bridge can be seen 5-6 retired Sydney ferries, made redundant by the opening of the Bridge.

c1933

COD 564

4511

Unidentified terraces, possibly under demolition.

 

COD 564

4512

Demolition of tenement, probably Merriman Street Millers Point.  See also 4516.

 

COD 564

4513

Number 10 Jones Bay with early construction work on Number 7/8.  At rear right, near the Harbour Bridge, can be seen the Hospital Ship HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] MANUNDA (World War 2) possibly recently returned to her owners Adelaide Steamship Company.

c1946

COD 564

4514

Gillespie Brothers Stores 52 Union Street Pyrmont.  Built in 1921 and site faces Edward Street

 

COD 564

4515

Unidentified timber building.  See also 4518 and 4520.

 

COD 564

4516

Dalgety Street, Millers Point from Parbury Bond Store.  Tenement building next to Wool Store is the same building that can be seen in 4512.  The large low building in the foreground in Towns Place was in use as the Sydney Harbour Trust/Maritime Services Building vehicle garage until the 1990s.

 

COD 564

4517

Dalgety Street, Millers Point from Parbury Bond Store.  Tenement building next to Wool Store is the same building that can be seen in 4512.  The large low building in the foreground in Towns Place was in use as the Sydney Harbour Trust/Maritime Services Building vehicle garage until the 1990s.

 

COD 564

4518

Unidentified timber building.  See also 4515 and 4520.

 

COD 564

4519

Unidentified machinery.

 

COD 564

4520

Unidentified timber building.  See also 4515 and 4518.

 

COD 564

4521

Detail of unidentified stonework – fascia bricks around concrete fill.  See also 4522 and 4525-4526.

 

COD 564

4522

Unidentified stonework – fascia bricks around concrete fill with worker.  See also 4521 and 4525-4526.

 

COD 564

4523

Pipes in concrete building.

 

COD 564

4524

Pipes in building.

 

COD 564

4525

Unidentified stonework – fascia bricks around concrete fill with worker.  See also 4521-4522 and 4526.

 

COD 564

4526

Unidentified stonework – fascia bricks around concrete fill with worker.  See also 4521-4522 and 4525.

 

COD 564

4527

Large steam steel wire winch on (probable) old dredger.

 

COD 564

4528

Large steam steel wire winch on (probable) old dredger.  Winch is set on one side of the dredger and is used to pull the moored vessel around as it works over a given area of sea bottom.

 

COD 564

4529

Constructing and positioning frames for new timber vessel.

 

COD 564

4530

Fire tug BORAY tests fire hoses at Goat Island Tug appears to be new and may be on acceptance trials.  See also 4531-4532.

1947

COD 564

4531

Fire tug BORAY tests fire hoses at Goat Island Tug appears to be new and may be on acceptance trials.  See also 4530 and 4532.

1947

COD 564

4532

Fire tug BORAY tests fire hoses at Goat Island Tug appears to be new and may be on acceptance trials.  See also 4530-4531.

1947

COD 564

4533

Artist’s impression of new 13 Pyrmont passenger terminal.  This was the first modern passenger shipping terminal in Sydney.

 

COD 564

4534

Stern gear and marine growth on slipped version.

 

COD 564

4535

Stern gear and marine growth on slipped version.

 

COD 564

4536

Unidentified bush scene with probable timber jinker beside creek.

 

COD 564

4537

Construction of bridge to replace timber bridge.  Unknown location.

 

COD 564

4538

Construction of bridge to replace timber bridge.  Unknown location.

 

COD 564

4539

Copy of image of the colony in Sydney Cove from west side of Dawes Point.

 

COD 564

4540

Harbour swimming pool.  Position suggests it may be Redleaf Pool, Woollahra.

 

COD 564

4541

View of Port Jackson from Botanical Gardens.

 

COD 564

4542

Construction of Garden Island’s 250 ton Hammerhead Crane.  Ships shown include G81 HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] QUIBERON at left and M351 HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] COWRA at right.

c1948

COD 564

4543

Wharves in Walsh Bay.

 

COD 564

4544

Copy of image of Campbell’s Wharf, c.1800.

 

COD 564

4545

Construction of old Maritime Services Board building in George Street.  See also 4322-4323, 4552 and 4567.

 

COD 564

4546

HWA LIEN (Chinese) ex MAORI of 1907 at west Circular Quay.  This ship brought White Russian refugees from Shanghai to Sydney, arriving, after a very dramatic and dangerous voyage, on 28 January 1947.

1947

COD 564

4547

Drilling equipment.

 

COD 564

4548

Drilling equipment.

 

COD 564

4549

Wharf repair or demolition at Wharf 27, Darling Harbour.  Note Pyrmont Bridge.  This wharf was used by the Illawarra and South Coast Steam Navigation Company.

 

COD 564

4550

Number 1 Wharf, Woolloomooloo with HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] MANOORA showing LCVP M8.  A RAN [Royal Australian Navy] TRIBAL class destroyer can be seen ahead of MANOORA.  Photo before August 1949 as this ship was returned to her commercial owners late in 1949.

 

COD 564

4551

Construction of Garden Island Fitting Out Wharf.

c1946

COD 564

4552

Construction of old Maritime Services Board building in George Street.  See also 4322-4323, 4545 and 4567.

 

COD 564

4553

Construction of new work shops at the shipyard on the western side of Goat Island.  Simmons Point and Mort Bay at rear.

c1950

COD 564

4554

Construction of new work shops at the shipyard on the western side of Goat Island.  Simmons Point and Mort Bay at rear.

c1950

COD 564

4555

Maritime Services Board suction dredge BURROWAY at coal staiths on the northwest side of Goat Island.  Post World War 2.  See also 4556-4558 and MSBL2736.

 

COD 564

4556

Gouging equipment at the bow of Maritime Services Board suction dredge BURROWAY.  Post World War 2.  See also 4555, 4557-4558 and MSBL2736...

 

COD 564

4557

After deck of Maritime Services Board suction dredge BURROWAY.  Post World War 2.  See also 4555-4556, 4558 and MSBL2736.

 

COD 564

4558

Maritime Services Board suction dredge BURROWAY apparently on trials.  Post World War 2.  See also 4555-4557 and MSBL2736.

 

COD 564

4559

Gas powered navigation marker buoy.  See also 4566.

 

COD 564

4560

Miscellaneous cargo stacked in 20th century wharf shed.

 

COD 564

4561

Miscellaneous cargo stacked in 20th century wharf shed.

 

COD 564

4562

MV DUNTROON, inbound Darling Harbour, seen from east side Goat Island.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 564

4563

Unidentified construction site but note Better Brakes Proprietary Limited.

 

COD 564

4564

Lady Bay and HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] WATSON RAN [Royal Australian Navy] base.

c1950

COD 564

4565

Whiting Beach and Little Sirius Point from Taronga Zoo.

 

COD 564

4566

Gas powered navigation marker buoy.  See also 4559.

 

COD 564

4567

Framework of old Maritime Services Board building in George Street.  See also 4322-4323, 4545 and 4552.

 

COD 564

4568

Turn Buoy, northern end of Western Channel.  Detail of bell.

 

COD 564

4569

Turn Buoy, northern end of Western Channel.

 

COD 564

4570

Turn Buoy, northern end of Western Channel.

 

COD 564

4571

Laying heavy steel rod reinforcing.

 

COD 564

4572

Construction and reclamation work at Garden Island, World War 2.

 

COD 564

4573

Possible construction of foundations for Garden Island’s 250 ton Hammerhead crane.

c1948

COD 564

4574

Re-plated spoil barge on Goat Island Slipway.  See also 4378-4380, 4382-4385.

 

COD 564

4575

Goat Island northeast side with convict-built Water Police Station overlooking wharves.  At left part of steam lighter SAMSON (1) with BORAY class fire-tug at far right.

c1950

COD 564

4576

Unidentified construction site.

 

COD 565

4594

Unidentified commercial laneway with parked car.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4595

Hudsons Timber Yard, Blackwattle Bay with Glebe Rowing Club.

13 April 1923

COD 565

4596

Howard Smiths Coal Yard, Pyrmont Bridge Road, Blackwattle Bay Balmain.  A Sydney Harbour Trust dredge works at the right while two small colliers (white funnels) are berthed on the left of the coal staithes.  See also 4176, 4241-4246, 4248, 4250 and 4252.

20 April 1923

COD 565

4597

Unidentified street scene with Cochranes Hotel.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4598

Lindley Grain Company unidentified location.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4599

Terrace homes along tram line.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4600

Coupland & Waddell Electrical & Mechanical Engineers on tram line.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4601

New South Wales State Brickworks wharf, Pyrmont Bridge Road.  Saxon and Binks timber yard at far right.

20 April 1923

COD 565

4602

Corner of Erskine & Day Streets, Sydney with tram line.  Building with Chemist sign contains the studios of famous Dufty Marine Photographers and Artists.

23 February 1923

COD 565

4603

Construction of shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Note musician with saxophone.

 

COD 565

4604

Construction of shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Gillespie’s Flour Mills at rear.  See also 4605-4609, 4615 and 4639.

c1936

COD 565

4605

Workers having a meal in part-furnished shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4604, 4606-4609, 4615 and 4639.

c1936

COD 565

4606

Construction of shed on number 9 Jones Bay wharf, Number 10 Jones Bay at rear.  See also 4604-4605, 4607-4609, 4615 and 4639.

4 June 1936

COD 565

4607

Construction of cargo shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4604-4606, 4608-4609, 4615 and 4639.

4 June 1936

COD 565

4608

Construction work in new shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4604-4607, 4609, 4615 and 4639.

4 June 1936

COD 565

4609

Construction work in new shed on wharf number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4604-4608, 4615 and 4639.

4 June 1936

COD 565

4610

Steam rail crane works load with Flat Top Lighter at Number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4611-4612 and 6043-6044.

17 April 1936

COD 565

4611

Eveleigh Accident Crane 1048 with load on Number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4610, 4612 and 6043-6044.

17 April 1936

COD 565

4612

Steam rail crane works heavy load with Flat Top Lighter at Number 9 Jones Bay.  See also 4610-4611 and 6043-6044.

17 April 1936

COD 565

4613

Commonwealth & Dominion Line wharf at 10 Jones Bay.  Large ship is SS PORT WELLINGTON.  This ship was built in 1924 and sunk by a German merchant cruiser during World War 2.  Ship at far left is either CHANGTE or TAIPING (sister ships).

11 December 1936

COD 565

4614

Commonwealth & Dominion Line wharf at 10 Jones Bay.  Large ship is SS PORT WELLINGTON.  This ship was built in 1924 and sunk by a German merchant cruiser during World War 2.  The building in the middle of frame is the Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY).

11 December 1936

COD 565

4615

Construction of new cargo shed on Number 9 Jones Bay Wharf.  See also 4604-4609 and 4639.

2 August 1936

COD 565

4625

View of Glebe Island grain handling wharves from Balmain.  Sydney Harbour Trust steam lighter SAMSON is at wharf with working plant.  See also 4626 and 4634.

1922

COD 565

4626

View of Glebe Island grain handling wharves from Balmain.  See also 4625 and 4634.

1922

COD 565

4627

Darling Island wharves Numbers 19, 20 and 21.  Note Darling Island Stevedoring & Lighterage at left and Shosen and Kaisha at right.  The police launch ARGUS is berthed at the end of Number 22 Johnstons Bay.

 

COD 565

4628

Collier BALLS HEAD at Balls Head Coal Loader, Waverton.

 

COD 565

4629

Wharf repairs at unidentified site.

2 August 1922

COD 565

4630

Lighter with concrete mouldings.  Possible construction of Howard Smith’s coal yard, Blackwattle Bay.

2 August 1922

COD 565

4631

Unidentified construction site.

2 August 1922

COD 565

4632

Hickson Road south, construction.  Note road new guttering in foreground.

1 August 1922

COD 565

4633

Unidentified wharf construction site.

1 August 1922

COD 565

4634

View of Glebe Island grain handling wharves from Balmain.  See also 4625-4626.

1 August 1922

COD 565

4635

Sydney Fire Brigade Headquarters, Barton Street Circular Quay.  See also 4644.

14 October 1948

COD 565

4636

Unidentified site

 

COD 565

4637

New wharf at Harris Street Pyrmont north with CSR complex at right.

March 1929

COD 565

4638

Rail work on Darling Island, Wharves Numbers 12, 13 and 14.  See also 4640and 4641.

1939

COD 565

4639

Port Line’s new cargo shed on Number 9 Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  Note Gillespie’s Mill at rear.  See also 4604-4609, 4615 and 4719.

28 August 1939

COD 565

4640

Rail work on wharves Numbers 12, 13 and 14 Darling Island.  See also 4638 and 4641.

1939

COD 565

4641

Rail work on wharves Numbers 12, 13 and 14 Darling Island.  See also 4638 and 4640.

4 July 1939

COD 565

4642

Two ships alongside Glebe Island Grain Terminal.

 

COD 565

4643

Bagged grain hoist at wharf number 20 Johnston Bay.

c1940

COD 565

4644

Sydney Fire Brigade Headquarters, Barton Street Circular Quay.  See also 4635.

14 October 1948

COD 565

4645

Cowper Wharf Road with Soldiers Memorial.

c1948

COD 565

4646

Navy sailors & bus at Cowper Wharf Road Soldiers Memorial.

2 November 1948

COD 565

4647

Rock face, Cowper Wharf Road.

c1948

COD 565

4648

Fog bell on Fort Denison.

c1948

COD 565

4649

Fog bell on Junction Buoy Port Jackson.

28 October 1948

COD 565

4650

Fog bell on Junction Buoy Port Jackson.

 

COD 565

4651

Junction Buoy, northern end of western channel.

28 October 1948

COD 565

4668

Wharf Number 9 Jones Bay, under construction.

August 1930

COD 565

4669

SS PORT ADELAIDE (1919) at Number 10 Jones Bay wharf.

17 December 1929

COD 565

4670

Jones Bay, Wharves Numbers 9 and 10.

23 September 1929

COD 565

4671

Unknown ship and tug at unidentified wharf.  The ship has a strong resemblance to Huddart Parker’s ULIMAROA.

October 1928

COD 565

4672

Wharf construction at Number 10 Jones Bay.  See also 4673-4674.

14 September 1928

COD 565

4673

Wharf construction at Number 10 Jones Bay.  See also 4672 and 4674.

14 September 1928

COD 565

4674

Wharf construction at Number 10 Jones Bay.  See also 4672-4673.

14 September 1928

COD 565

4675

Wharf Number 11 Jones Bay (cross wharf) and Main Port Road.  Main Port Road known in 2005 as Pirrama Road.  Note Gillespie’s Flour Mills and silos.

14 September 1928

COD 565

4676

Railway yard at Jones Bay, Pyrmont area.

c1928

COD 565

4677

Unidentified wharf with Sydney Harbour Trust steam plant berthed alongside.

August 1928

COD 565

4678

Sydney Harbour Trust crane truck, registration number 620-152.  Note solid tyres.

25 May 1930

COD 565

4679

Unidentified site.

20 May 1930

COD 565

4680

Pyrmont Baths & bathers in last days.  Note reclamation work continuing around the baths.

c1928

COD 565

4681

Double exposure.  Top shows details about Pyrmont Baths.  Bottom shows wharf work at Point Road Pyrmont.

c1928

COD 565

4682

Waterside Workers (wharfies) Pick Up at 6 Darling Harbour, Hickson Road Adelaide Steamship.

25 January 1924

COD 565

4683

Adelaide Steamship Company wharf entry at 6 Darling Harbour on Hickson Road.

25 January 1924

COD 565

4684

Woolloomooloo Bay, pre World War 2 with at least 6 ships.

 

COD 565

4685

Wharves Numbers 1-2 Woolloomooloo with PJ&MSS Company cargo ferry NARRABEEN loading cargo for Manly.  NARRABEEN worked on the Manly run from 1921 until 1928 when she was sold.

 

COD 565

4686

Jones Bay, Wharves Numbers 15 to 21.  Note Royal Australian Navy’s Royal Edward Victualling Yard (REVY) and Pyrmont Bridge.

c1920s

COD 565

4687

McIlwraith McEacharn Wharf 4, Darling Harbour, Hickson Road.

c1920s

COD 565

4688

McIlwraith McEacharn Wharf 4, Darling Harbour, Hickson Road.

c1920s

COD 565

4689

McIlwraith McEacharn Wharf 4, Darling Harbour, Hickson Road.

c1920s

COD 565

4690

Sydney Harbour Trust employee’s homes and kindergarten in High Street, The Rocks.  See also 5866 and 5873.

c1920s

COD 565

4691

Walsh Bay wharves.

23 May 1923

COD 565

4692

Walsh Bay wharves and Millers Point.

1923

COD 565

4693

Walsh Bay, looking east.

1923

COD 565

4694

Walsh Bay, looking east over Dawes Point.

1923

COD 565

4695

Millers Point.

23 May 1923

COD 565

4696

Buildings in Hickson Road, probably Walsh Bay.

 

COD 565

4697

Unidentified site.

7 June 1927

COD 565

4698

Unidentified site.

7 June 1927

COD 565

4699

Completion of new wharf shed on Number 38 Pyrmont.  This is in the duckpond; a name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay.  See also 4700-4702.

14 September 1928

COD 565

4700

Work on new wharf shed on Number 38 Pyrmont.  See also 4699 and 4701-4702.

30 July 1928

COD 565

4701

Work on new wharf shed on Number 38 Pyrmont.  Note railway’s two-level rail shed which was at the north west of the yard adjacent to the west end of the Pyrmont Bridge.  See also 4699, 4700 and 4702.

May 1928

COD 565

4702

Work on new wharf shed on Number 38 Pyrmont.  See also 4699-4701.

April 1928

COD 565

4703

Unknown wharf repair site.

 

COD 565

4704

Wharf Number 38 Pyrmont prior to construction of new wharf cargo shed.  Note Queen Victoria Building on skyline.

 

COD 565

4705

Wharf Number 38 Pyrmont with bulk timber.  Note small ship with JB on funnel at Number 37 Darling Harbour.  Note Queen Victoria Building on skyline.

7 April 1928

COD 565

4706

Wharf Number 38 Darling Harbour, looking north.  Note Pyrmont Bridge.

13 July 1923

COD 565

4707

Wharf Number 38 Darling Harbour duckpond with timber carrier SS DOEPEL at Number 37 Darling Harbour.  Note Queen Victoria Building on skyline.  Duckpond was the name that harbour workers gave to the area of water south of the Pyrmont Bridge now called Cockle Bay

6 March 1925

COD 565

4708

Wharf repairs at Number 38 Darling Harbour with SS DOEPEL at Number 37 Darling Harbour.

6 March 1925

COD 565

4709

Bow of new liner MV AORANGI at Union Steamship Company’s berth at Number 5 Darling Harbour.

3 March 1925

COD 565

4710

MV AORANGI at Union Steamship Company berth at Number 5 Darling Harbour.  AORANGI arrived the previous day on her maiden voyage to Australia.  She was the largest motor liner in the world.  The two funnels on the other side of the wharf belong to the Company’s SS NIAGARA, which was sunk in World War 2

3 March 1925

COD 566

A

Work site at western end of Rozelle Bay, post World War 2.  See also D

 

COD 566

B

Crane TITAN unloads WESTERN GULF (1945) in Woolloomooloo Bay.

c1950

COD 566

C

Maritime Services Board Building Board Room with project display and seal.

c1950

COD 566

D

View from western end of Rozelle Bay with hulk and naval vessel.  See also A.

 

COD 566

E

Woman and child on verandah.  Negative cropped.

 

COD 566

F

Shark Island from the south.  Severe sun flare.

 

COD 566

G

Shark Island from the south.  Sun flare.

 

COD 566

H

Two women on seat.

 

COD 566

4711

Shark Island from south shore.  Sun flare.

 

COD 566

4712

Shark Island from south shore.  Sun flare.

 

COD 566

4713

Shark Island from south shore.  Sun flare.

 

COD 566

4714

Shark Island from south shore.  Sun flare.

 

COD 566

4715

Double exposure.  Port Jackson and a verandah.

 

COD 566

4717

Interior of empty cargo shed.

27 July 1937

COD 566

4718

Interior of large cargo shed.

27 July 1937

COD 566

4719

Port Line Wharf at Numbers 9-10 Jones Bay.  See also 4639 and 4724.

27 July 1937

COD 566

4720

Goods in cargo shed.

27 July 1937

COD 566

4721

Goods in cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4722

Goods in cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4723

Wharfies at work in Numbers 9 and 10 Jones Bay

5 November 1936

COD 566

4724

Port Line Wharf at Numbers 9-10 Jones Bay.  See also 4639 and 4719.

7 June 1937

COD 566

4725

CLAN COLQUHOUN at Number 16 Darling Island, (Jones Bay).

3 March 1938

COD 566

4726

CLAN COLQUHOUN at Number 16 Darling Island, (Jones Bay).with Coal Hulk.  German freighter at left.

3 March 1938

COD 566

4727

Wharf Number 12 and13 Jones Bay.

17 November 1937

COD 566

4728

TALUNE (left) at Number 9 Jones Bay.  TEMPLAR at right.

11 November 1937

COD 566

4729

Detail of door at Number 9 Jones Bay.

5 August 1936

COD 566

4730

Wharves Number 19, 20 and 21 Jones Bay.

5 August 1936

COD 566

4731

Imports including motorcycles.  Note high level mobile hoist with wharf labourer in it.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 566

4732

Imports with forklift crane at work.  See also 4733

 

COD 566

4733

Imports with forklift crane at work.  See also 4732.

 

COD 566

4734

Wharfies at work on Number 9 Jones Bay.

 

COD 566

4735

Wharfies at work on Number 9 Jones Bay.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 566

4736

Wharfies loading bag slings from rail trucks.  Cargo nets are rigged between ship and wharf to ensure that anything that falls from slings does not fall into water.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 566

4737

Construction at Number 7 Jones Bay.  Note Pyrmont Bridge.

 

COD 566

4738

Circular Quay with Maritime Services Board’s Pilot Tender ENDEAVOUR at Number 7 Circular Quay.  There is work on the Cahill Expressway at rear.

c1950

COD 566

4739

Cargo shed with stacked tables.

 

COD 566

4740

Cadman’s Cottage with front vegetable garden, including spinach.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 566

4741

Extension to Central Wharf Store for Parburys Bond (?).  See also 4319 – 4321 and 4326.

c1949

COD 566

4742

Empty cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4743

Empty cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4744

Imports in cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4745

Sample jar with preserved marine borer (Teredo?).  See also 4746 and 4748.

 

COD 566

4746

Sample jar with preserved marine borer (Teredo?).  See also 4745 and 4748.

 

COD 566

4747

Maritime Services Board’s new Petrol-electric mobile crane at work.

c1950

COD 566

4748

Sample jar with preserved marine borer (Teredo?).  See also 4745-4746.

 

COD 566

4749

Petrol-electric mobile crane working on Number 9 Jones Bay with PORT LYTTELTON (built 1947) at rear.

 

COD 566

4750

Mobile cranes outside Main Store in Hickson Road.

c1950

COD 566

4751

Mobile cranes in Hickson Road.

c1950

COD 566

4752

Mobile cranes in Hickson Road.

c1950

COD 566

4753

Bagged grain loaders at Glebe Island Terminal.  See also 4754, 4763 and 4764.

c1950

COD 566

4754

Bagged grain loaders at Glebe Island terminal.  See also 4753, 4763 and 4764.

c1950

COD 566

4755

Mobile cranes and tractors in Hickson Road.

c1950

COD 566

4756

Rail trucks and tractor (engine) at Pyrmont.  Heavy tractors were used to push rail trucks along to where they were to be loaded or unloaded.  Rail staff used the rail car’s brakes to stop.  Note AWA building on skyline.

c1950

COD 566

4757

Floating crane TITAN berthed at Cockatoo Island, south side.  See also 4758 and 4760-4762.

c1950

COD 566

4758

Floating crane TITAN berthed at Cockatoo Island.  See also 4757 and 4760-4762.

c1950

COD 566

4759

Fitting Out Wharf (FOW) crane at Garden Island, post World War 2.

 

COD 566

4760

Floating crane TITAN at Cockatoo Island.  See also 4757-4758 and 4761-4762.

c1950

COD 566

4761

Floating crane TITAN at Cockatoo Island.  See also 4757-4758, 4760 and 4762.

c1950

COD 566

4762

Floating crane TITAN at Cockatoo Island.  See also 4757-4758 and 4760-4761.

c1950

COD 566

4763

Bagged grain loaders delivering bags to wharfies on deck of unidentified ship at Glebe Island Grain Terminal.  See also 4753-4754 and 4764.

c1950

COD 566

4764

Bagged grain loaders delivering bags to wharfies on deck of unidentified ship at Glebe Island Grain Terminal See also 4753-4754 and 4763.

c1950

COD 566

4778

Cargo shed with imports awaiting distribution.  Note tally clerk in foreground.

 

COD 566

4779

Samples of marine borer damage to timber piles.

 

COD 566

4780

Glebe Island Grain Terminal from Sydney Harbour Trust Number 2 Depot, Balmain.

 

COD 566

4781

Unidentified subject.

 

COD 566

4782

Unidentified subject.

 

COD 566

4783

Chains, possibly for security - site not known.  See also MSBL1411.

 

COD 566

4784

Interior of cargo shed.

 

COD 566

4785

Wharf work on Number 27 Darling Harbour.

c1955

COD 566

4786

Wharf Number 27 Darling Harbour.

c1955

COD 566

4787

Orchids in vase and deer ornament.

 

COD 566

4788

Orchids in vase and deer ornament.

 

COD 566

4789

Coal staith on northwest end of Goat Island.

c1950s

COD 566

4790

Wharf work on Number 27 Darling Harbour.  Probable demolition of Illawarra & South Coast Steam Navigation Company.  See also 4785 and 4786

 

COD 566

4791

Unidentified subject.

 

COD 566

4792

Interior of empty old-style cargo shed.

11 September 1939

COD 566

4793

Interior of empty old-style cargo shed.

11 September 1939

COD 566

4794

Interior of empty old-style cargo shed.

11 September 1939

COD 566

4795

Interior of empty old-style cargo shed.

11 September 1939

COD 566

4796

Hickson Road high level bridge to Numbers 5 and 6 wharf.

1939

COD 566

4797

Hickson Road high level bridge to Numbers 5 and 6 wharf.

1939

COD 566

4798

Hickson Road high level bridge to Numbers 5 and 6 wharf.

1939

COD 566

4799

High level bridge from Pottinger St. over Hickson Road to Wharf Numbers 5 and 6.

27 October 1939

COD 566

4800

Hickson Road towards Sydney Harbour Bridge, with new bridge to Wharf Number 5 and 6 upper level.

1939

COD 566

4801

Hickson Road towards Sydney Harbour Bridge, with new bridge to Wharf Number 5 and 6 upper level.

 

COD 566

4802

Construction work on high level bridge to Wharves Numbers 5 and 6 Hickson Road.

1939

COD 566

4812

Construction of Fitting Out Wharf, Garden Island.  Pumping out of enclosed area is being undertaken.  Detail to left of small shed (with one window) towards left of middle at rear in 4826.  See also 4820-4826.

c1944

COD 566

4813

Jenkins Street to steps leading down to Hickson Road.  See also 4815 and 4816.

 

COD 566

4814

Wharf Numbers 9 and 10 with Erskine Street ferry wharf middle rear.

 

COD 566

4815

Gas Lane to Jenkins Street.  See also 4813 and 4816.

 

COD 566

4816

Jenkins Street to top of Hickson Road Steps.  See also 4813 and 4815.

 

COD 566

4817

Corner of Napoleon Street and Hickson Road, pre World War 2.

 

COD 566

4818

Goat Island boat pound with steam pile driver in pound.  At back right can be seen, in part, a US Navy-Type ‘jeep’ aircraft carrier inbound.  See also 4821.

c1944

COD 566

4819

Goat Island boat pound from west with steam pile driver at work.  To the left of the Sydney Harbour Bridge pylons can be seen a small Hospital Ship, outbound.

c1944

COD 566

4820

Construction of northern end of the Fitting Out Wharf (FOW) at Garden Island.  See also 4812, 4821-4826.

c1944

COD 566

4821

Construction of Fitting Out Wharf (FOW) at connection to Potts Point.  Water at left eventually had to be pumped out.  The aircraft carrier is a US Navy Light Fleet Carrier of the COLOSSUS class, possibly HMS GLORY.  See also 4812, 4820, 4822-4826.

 

COD 566

4822

Part of water removal pumping system drying out area east of Fitting Out Wharf.  See also 4812, 4820-4821 and 4823-4826.

c1944

COD 566

4823

Pumping out Garden Island landfill area.  See also 4812, 4820-4822 and 4824-4826.

c1944

COD 566

4824

Pumping out Garden Island landfill area.  See also 4812, 4820-4824 and 4825-4826.

c1944

COD 566

4825

Construction of northern end of Fitting Out Wharf (FOW).  See also 4812, 4820-4824 and 4826.

c1944

COD 566

4826

Close up of spoil agitators used to keep mud in suspension while pumping out continues.  See also 4812, 4820-4825.

c1944

COD 567

4841

Parsley Bay recreation site.  Construction.

27 June 1934

COD 567

4842

Spit Bridge (first) construction.  Bridge appears to be being tested for operation prior to actual traffic use.

?18 September 1924

COD 567

4843A

Ferry GREYCLIFFE hulk on Whiting Beach.  The ferry was cut in half by TAHITI on 2 November 1927.

29 November 1927

COD 567

4843B

Ferry GREYCLIFFE hulk on Whiting Beach.  The ferry was cut in half by TAHITI on 2 November 1927.

29 November 1927

COD 567

4844

View from harbour of the hulk of ferry GREYCLIFFE.

29 November 1927

COD 567

4845

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4846

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4847

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4848

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4849

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4850

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4851

Contour map of part of Port Jackson.

 

COD 567

4863

Shipyard at Goat Island.

 

COD 567

4864

Mort Bay possibly with Sydney Harbour Trust/Maritime Services Board launch GOOYEE at far right.

 

COD 567

4865

Interior of Goat Island’s small slipway shed.

 

COD 567

4866

Two 36 foot launches (G boats) under construction at Goat island.

c1947-48

COD 567

4867

Tide variation recorder, probably on Fort Denison.

 

COD 567

4868

Tide variation recorder, probably on Fort Denison.

 

COD 567

4869

Fort Denison, post World War 2.

 

COD 567

4870

Fort Denison, post World War 2.

 

COD 567

4871

Fort Denison, post World War 2.

 

COD 567

4872

Fort Denison, post World War 2.

 

COD 567

4873

Fort Denison from south west, image poor.

 

COD 567

4874

Potts Point houses from Garden Island dock site.

c1944

COD 567

4875

Senior Public servants with Rear Admiral discussing construction of Captain Cook Dock.  See also 4875.

c1940

COD 567

4876

Preliminary work on construction Captain Cook Dock.

c1940

COD 567

4877

Senior Public Servants with Rear Admiral on Captain Cook Dock construction site.  See also 4875.

c1940

COD 567

4878

Possibly part of construction of first Spit Bridge.

1924

COD 567

4879

Spit boatshed at north end of The Spit.  In 2005 this boatshed was still on site.

17 September 1924

COD 567

4880

Tidal reading chart for Port Jackson.

1925

COD 567

4881

First Spit Bridge under construction.

c1924

COD 567

4882

SS SWALLOW under conversion for use as a train ferry.  SWALLOW was chartered from the Sydney Harbour Trust and converted by New South Wales Government Railways in White Bay to carry up to three passenger trains at a time across the Clarence River at Grafton between 1924 and 1932 pending construction of the Grafton road and rail bridge.

2 October 1924

COD 567

4883

Steel wire re-inforcement, possibly concerned with the Spit Bridge.

c1924

COD 567

4884

Ferry wharves Numbers 1 and 2 Circular Quay.

2 October 1924

COD 567

4885

Glebe Island Bridge and approach from eastern side.

2 October 1924

COD 567

4886

Sydney Harbour Trust floating plant at work Darling Harbour.

2 October 1924

COD 567

4887

Construction work on wharf and vehicular ferry slip, Dawes Point.

3 October 1924

COD 567

4888

Probably explosive charge detonated underwater off Dawes Point vehicular ferry slip.

3 October 1924

COD 567

4889

Wharf construction at Manly.

January 1941

COD 567

4890

Wharf construction at Manly.

January 1941

COD 567

4891

Number 3 Wharf re-construction at Circular Quay.

28 January 1941

COD 567

4892

Manly wharf re-construction.  The funnel of a steam ferry of the ‘B’ class can be seen on the completed side of the wharf.

c1941

COD 567

4893

Construction work at Garden Island, Captain Cook Dock site.

28 January 1941

COD 567

4894

Construction work at Garden Island, Captain Cook Dock site.

28 January 1941

COD 567

4895

Manly Ferry wharf re-construction, looking west.

24 February 1941

COD 567

4896

Ship berthing at Number 3 or 4 Woolloomooloo Bay.  The Wallace Tug Company’s THERESA WARD is assisting.

28 January 1941

COD 567

4897

Manly wharf reconstruction.

26 February 1941

COD 567

4898

Labourers at Manly wharf re-build.

26 February 1941

COD 567

4899

Manly wharf re-build.

c1941

COD 567

4900

Construction of new shelter on Number 3 (Manly) wharf, Circular Quay.

26 February 1941

COD 567

4901

Manly ferry SS DEE WHY alongside re-built Manly Wharf.

26 February 1941

COD 567

4902

Diver’s punt with diver preparing and support crew at Number 7 wharf Jones Bay, Pyrmont.  See also 4903.

1 September 1949

COD 567

4903

Diver working from diver’s punt.  See also 4902.

1 September 1949

COD 567

4904

Unidentified stone and steel tank.  See also 4905-4906 and 5946-5952.

 

COD 567

4905

Unidentified stone and steel tank.  See also 4904, 4906 and 5946-5952.

 

COD 567

4906

Unidentified stone and steel tank.  See also 4904-4905 and 5946-5952.

 

COD 567

4907

Test plate with barnacles, molluscs and other marine growths.

 

COD 567

4908

Sundry marine growths with a 1941 penny to provide scale.

 

COD 567

4909

Land reclamation dredging site.  This may be on the Parramatta River in the area around Homebush Bay.

 

COD 567

4953

Unidentified items.

 

COD 567

4954

Copy of painting of unidentified schooner.  This is possibly from the Dufty Collection.

 

COD 567

4955

Unidentified work site.  See also 4956.

 

COD 567

4956

Unidentified work site.  See also 4955.

 

COD 567

4957

Compression testing of hard woods.  Close up of method of securing the timber baulks against the great pressures applied.  Note the degree of distortion in the second layer of timber from the top.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4958

Compression test of timber rated at 750,000 pounds.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4959

Compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4960

Compression test of timber rated at 900,000 pounds.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4961

Compression test of timber rated at 750,000 pounds.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4962

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4963

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4964

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4965

Compression test of timber rated at 858,000 pounds.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4966

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4967

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4968

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4969

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4970

Compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4971

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4972

Compression test of timber rated at 858,000 pounds.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4973

Detail of compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4974

Detail of compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4975

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4976

Compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4977

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4978

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4979

Detail of compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4980

Detail of wood.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4981

Detail of compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 567

4982

Detail of compression test of timber.  See also 4957-4982.

 

COD 568

4983

Clark Island from southwest showing heavy naval gun barrels in store for use by the British Pacific Fleet (BPF).  These guns were 14 inch bore and were replacements for those carried aboard the four KING GEORGE THE FIFTH class battleships of the British Pacific Fleet.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4984

Shark Island, north side looking west.  Note the picnic sites built by the Sydney Harbour Trust after 1920.

 

COD 568

4985

Clark Island naval guns.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4986

Daley tug SS BUSTLER showing damage caused by explosion and sinking of company’s tug UNDINE in 1936.  See also images of UNDINE at 4374-4377 and 5543-5548.

1936

COD 568

4987

Clark Island with 14 inch gun barrels.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4988

Clark Island from a distance.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4989

Clark Island from island.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4990

River scene, possibly at junction of Parramatta River and Duck Creek early 20th century.

 

COD 568

4991

River scene, possibly junction of Parramatta River and Duck Creek with heavy stands of mangroves.

 

COD 568

4992

Storm water channel passing under roadway.

 

COD 568

4993

Clark Island with naval guns.

c1944-1945

COD 568

4994

Storm water channel passing under roadway.

 

COD 568

4995

Clark Island with heavy naval guns for British Pacific Fleet.

4 November 1048

COD 568

4996

Clark Island with workboat at wharf.

c1948

COD 568

4997

Clark Island heavy gun site, possibly preparation.

c1944

COD 568

4998

Ceremony at Sydney Harbour Trust World War 1 Honour Roll site.  See also 5007 and 5009.

 

COD 568

4999

Building construction, probably old Maritime Services Building.

c1950

COD 568

5000

Building construction, probably old Maritime Services Building.

c1950

COD 568

5001

Steel framing for new wharf shed, site unknown.

 

COD 568

5002

Steel framing for new wharf shed, site unknown.

 

COD 568

5003

Jones Bay wharf work from Pyrmont.

 

COD 568

5004

Probably a section of a tug’s hull which has been cleaned back to allow for sonic thickness testing.  See also 5006 and 5013.

 

COD 568

5005

Stern of vessel slipped at Goat Island shipyard slip.  Note heavy growth.

 

COD 568

5006

Probable sonic testing of steel tug hull.  This vessel is probably a TENAC, USS type.  See also 5004 and 5013.

 

COD 568

5007

Sydney Harbour Trust Honour Roll for World War 1.  See also 4998 and 5009.

 

COD 568

5008

Building construction, probably old Maritime Services Building.

 

COD 568

5009

Sydney Harbour Trust World War 1 Honour Roll.  See also 4998 and 5007.

 

COD 568

5010

Dredging and wharf work in White Bay.  Alongside the wharf is a spoil barge or hopper being loaded with spoil lifted by the crane based grab?  Steaming away from the crane base is the Maritime Services Board’s large steam lighter SAMSON.  Post World War 2.  See also 5011-5012.

 

COD 568

5011

Dredging work White Bay probably in preparation for the construction of the coal loader.  See also 5010 and 5012.

 

COD 568

5012

Dredging in White Bay.  The black hulled ship at left, MOUNT ATHOS, is of the World War 2 Liberty ship type.  Post World War 2.  See also 5011 and 5012.

 

COD 568

5013

US style 75 foot, TENAC type steel tug on Goat Island slipway, post World War 2.  See also 5004 and 5006.

 

COD 568

5044

Goat Island coal staith with Pilot ship CAPTAIN COOK (3) at left.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 568

5045

Goat Island coal staith with hand crane berthed alongside.

 

COD 568

5046

Tall rolling work stage on wharf.

 

COD 568

5047

Tall rolling work stage on a wharf in Jones Bay area.

 

COD 568

5048

Tall rolling work stage on wharf.

 

COD 568

5049

Wharf work at unidentified wharf.

 

COD 568

5050

Concrete inner wharf-shore supports.

 

COD 568

5051

Concrete support for wharf apron land-fill area.

 

COD 568

5052

Goat island slipway with small boat slipway and boat house.  A large steam tug is at left on the slip.  This tug may be either HYDRA or PLUVIUS.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 568

5053

Construction of the ‘Blue room’ at the launch pound on Goat Island.  This building was at the western end of the pound on the northern side of the island and was used as amenities for the Sydney Harbour Trust’s launch men.  It was demolished in 1990 or 1991.  The 1902 LADY HOPETOUN is seen at left.

 

COD 568

5054

Loading bagged grain at Jones Bay post World War 2.  The ship is not identified but seems to be still painted World War 2 grey.

 

COD 568

5055

Loading bagged grain at Jones Bay post World War 2.  The ship is not identified but seems to be still painted World War 2 grey.  The wharf may be Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10 Jones Bay before new wharf buildings were completed.

 

COD 568

5056

Number 1 Wharf Pyrmont with tug and wartime-type tanker.  Note Pyrmont Bridge at rear left.  The cranes are in the approximate site of the 20th century Australian National Maritime Museum.

 

COD 568

5057

Construction of Fitting Out Wharf (FOW) Garden Island with Potts Point at left rear.  At right is a vessel of the Australian BATHURST class with other, larger naval ships further away.

c1945

COD 568

5071

Farm Cove and Government House.  Partly obscured behind the point are two of the Royal Australian Navy’s RIVER class destroyers.  Most of these ships were laid up about 1920 after strenuous war service.  Lack of flags suggests these two are laid up.  See also 7072.

1920s

COD 568

5072

Fort Denison from north with two World War 1 RIVER class destroyers secured to a buoy in Farm Cove.  See also 5071.

 

COD 568

5073

Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Domain.

1920s

COD 568

5074

Several open skiffs with gaff rigged sails.  Clark Island to the left.

1920s

COD 568

5075

North Head with a man standing on South Head while a P & O liner of the ‘M’ class heads out to sea, probably towards Melbourne.  Mirror-printed.  The image is used adjacent to page 7 in the Sydney Harbour Trust’s 1919 Official Handbook of the Port of Sydney.

c1918

COD 568

5076

Foreshore Point Piper.

1920s

COD 568

5077

Ferry LADY RAWSON heads towards Erskine Street Wharf, passing Jones Bay wharves.  The Pyrmont bridge can be seen at rear at the left.

1920s

COD 568

5078

Woolloomooloo Bay from The Domain with Potts Point at left.

1920s

COD 568

5079

Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron Headquarters.

c1925

COD 568

5080

Parramatta River with Cockatoo Island at left, from Balls Head.  Two ships share a mooring in the foreground.

c1925

COD 568

5081

View eastward towards Sydney from Balls Head.  A LADY class steam ferry is passing Goat Island heading west.

c1925

COD 568

5082

Nielsen Park beach with ferry wharf, looking towards Sydney.

1920s

COD 568

5083

View from North Sydney, looking over Darling Harbour and Goat Island.  c.1920s.

1920s

COD 568

5084

Hospital ship WANGANELLA approaches wharf Number 4 Sydney Cove.  WANGANELLA was owned by the Huddart Parker line and returned to trans-Tasman service post-war.

23 November 1945

COD 568

5085

Two Port Line ships unload British products at the Port Line’s Number 9 and 10 wharves.  Post World War 2.

 

COD 568

5086

Steam launch LADY HOPETOUN at a buoy in Lavender Bay.  LADY HOPETOUN was built in 1902 and is shown in her original appearance.  In 2005 she was in use as a working vintage vessel for the museum group Sydney Heritage Fleet.

 

COD 568

5087

Port Liner berthed at Number 1 Woolloomooloo Bay, Potts Point.

1920s

COD 568

5088

Australian Steam Navigation shipyard (also AUSN?) at Darling Island, Sydney.  The ship to the left of the large ship is either KAMERUKA (wrecked 1887) or sister ship ALLOWRIE which lasted into the early 20th century.  Date unknown but possibly 1890s.

 

COD 568

5089

Wharves 19, 20, 21 Jones Bay, Darling Island including Darling Island Stevedoring and Lighterage Company Limited building.  See also 3280.

c1920s

COD 568

5090

Reconstruction of Number 4(?) ferry wharf, Circular Quay.

26 February 1941

COD 568

5091

White Bay with Glebe Island grain terminal at rear.  In the foreground at right is wooden four masted schooner, probably unloading timber from America or Canada.  The other sailing vessel at anchor seems to be drying a sail.

 

COD 568

5092

View of Farm Cove from Government House.  In frame is the Royal Australian Navy battle cruiser HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] AUSTRALIA (at left) and a four funnelled cruiser of the same class as HMAS [His Majesty’s Australian Service] SYDNEY.

c1922

COD 568

5093

Dalgety’s Wharf, Millers Point, with a small collier alongside an unidentified overseas ship.

1920s

COD 568

5094

Dawes Point, with Watermen’s Steps at right.  At left is the vehicular ferry berth with two small steam tugs and a steam paddle car ferry.  The masts of a full-rigged sailing ship can be seen above (what is now) Campbells Cove.

c1925

COD 568

5095

Waterfront Newcastle with Nobbys Head at rear left.  Foreground small steam launch, possibly ferry.  Next vessel is the paddle steam tug COMMODORE which was scuttled at sea in 1931.  Large ship is Blue Funnel Line’s AJAX.

c1925-1930

COD 568

5096

Unidentified sand or mud steam powered ‘dumb’ dredger working in river.  Note spoil pipe running to the right.  Note also the lunchroom-type furniture of the open-sided cabin on the top deck.

 

COD 568

5097

Blue Funnel Line’s AJAX berthing in Newcastle.  Note small steam launch left foreground.

mid 1920s

COD 568

5098

Public Works Department steam dredge-hopper LATONA, fully loaded, on her way to dump spoil offshore.

1930s

COD 568

5099

Large steam powered cable ferry.  Size of ferry and width of river suggests this may be the Pacific Highway Clarence ferry at Harwood or the Pacific Highway ferry crossing the Hastings River upstream of Port Macquarie before the road bridges were built in the early 1960s.

 

COD 568

5100

Harrington Lane, The Rocks.  See also 4813, 4815-4816 and 5101.

 

COD 568

5101

Harrington Lane, The Rocks.  See also 4813, 4815-4816 and 5100.

 

COD 568

5102

Reserve officer in the uniform of the New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

c1901

COD 568

5103

Troops preparing to depart for the Boer War in 1900.  It is generally supposed that these men left from Sydney Cove but The Fitzroy Stevedoring Company whose works can be identified was only ever based in Woolloomooloo.  See also 5103

 

COD 568

5104

Troops preparing to depart for the Boer War.  See also 5103.

 

COD 568

5105

Circular Quay ferry wharf with Manly ferry, either DEE WHY or CURL CURL showing two large funnels.

1940