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MV Carnival Splendour, January 2023


MV Pacific Adventure, October 2022


MV Resilient Lady, October 2022


MV Carnival Splendour, December 2019


MV Ovation of the Seas, June 2019


MV Viking Sun, February 2018


MV Voyager of the Seven Seas, February 2017


MV Carnival Spirit 2016


Crude oil tanker, Sunda Sea, June 2015


MV Amsterdam 2014


MV Radiance of the Seas, 2013


MV Queen Mary II, 2012


MV Queen Elizabeth, 2011


MV Queen Victoria and MV QE2 pass in Sydney Harbour during the QE2's final voyage, January 2011


Crude oil tanker, Ruby River, passing Farm Cove, approaching Fort Dension/Garden Island passage, August 2010.


MV Arcadia, 2009


MV Queen Elizabeth II (QE2), 2008


MV Sapphire Princess, 2008


Pearl Ace and a Wallenius Wilhelmsen RO-RO (roll on-roll off car carriers) Glebe Island berths 1 and 2, November 2007


MV Spirit of Tasmania III, 2006. Built in 1995 and first named Superfast Li, she as sold and re-named Mega Express 4 in 2007, when Genoa, Italy, became her home port. She services the islands of Corsica and Sardinia.


USS Kitty Hawk, 2005


Oil tanker, Gore Cove oil bunkering facilities, 2004


USS Constellation, 2003


After the original Spirit of Tasmania was sold, she sailed on 24th December 2002 from Sydney for Denmark as
MS Spir for a refit and change of name to MS Fjord Norway.


MV Aurora on her maiden voyage, 2000


MV Celebrity Solstice, 1997


MV Pacific Jewel, 1991


Tall ships at the Sydney Bicentennial celebrations, 26th January 1988


Bulk ore carrier, Iron Pcific at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, May 1987


HMAS Melbourne, 1985


MV Royal Viking Sky, 1982


SS Australia, final voyage, 1978


MV Fairstar, 1974


SS Arcadia, 1973


Opening of the Sydney Opera House, 20th October 1973


SS Archille Lauro (formerly Willem Ruys), 1968


MV Northern Star, 1962


SS Orcades, Darling Island (foregound), SS Oronsay and SS Orontes at Jones Bay wharf, 1960s


SS Canberra on her maiden voyage, 1961


SS Oriana on her maiden voyage, 1960


SS Orion at Woolloomooloo wharf, 1956


SS Moultan, 1955


SS Orcades, Pyrmont, 1950s


SS Himalaya, 1950. The Maritime Service Board building (MCA) is under construction.


A Japanese Ko-hyoteki class midget submarine, believed to be midget No. 14, is raised from Sydney Harbour the day after the Japanese midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour, 1st June 1942.


HMAS Sydney, 1941


Converted troop ship RMS Queen Mary with ferry Mary Scott, viewed from Bradleys Head, 1940


SS Ellenis, maiden voyage, 1933


SS Strathaird, maiden Voyage, 1932


SS Maraposa, 1932 (harbour bridge pylons are unfinished)


SS Strathnaver, maiden voyage, 1931 (harbour bridge is unfinished)


The German four-masted barque Pommern being towed through the Glebe Island swing bridge in 1922 by the tug boat Wellington.


An unidentified vessel in the foreground, possibly the White Star Line's SS Medic, with the Oceanic Steamship Company's SS Sierra in the background at East Circular Quay, believed to date from the early 1900s.


Glass plate negative "Church Hill from Circular Quay, Sydney", 1890.
Photo: Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences


Cutty Sark loading wool at Circular Quay, c.1889.


Glass plate negative of Orient Line's steamship Austral  on Sydney Harbour, c.1882.
Photo: Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences


Campbell's Cove, 1870s


West Circular Quay (site of the Museum of Contemporary Art), 1870


The First Fleet entering Port Jackson, 26th January, 1788,drawn in 1888 by Edmund Le Bihan

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