Tug 'Pluvius' carrying ferry passengers due to Sydney ferry strike, 1910

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Tug 'Pluvius' carrying ferry passengers due to Sydney ferry strike, 1910, John Powell, State Library of New South Wales, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEGm5KXn/a6lLQQ83yg5wA


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    covid convict

    • 31/Oct/2022 01:58:36

    trove.nla.gov.au/work/183007613 - good ca. 1930 NLA Fairfax pic of Pluvius...which was the Sydney Harbour Trust's fire float (fire fighting tug) and also general tug. I suspect this pic might have been taken during the 1913 ferry strike...

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    State Library of NSW

    • 31/Oct/2022 03:19:41

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/193158484@N02] even though 1910 is the date written on the reverse of the photo I think you might be right. [?]ney Ferries Strike. (1913, March 29). The Dalby Herald (Qld. : 1910 - 1954), p. 6. Retrieved October 31, 2022, from nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215333902

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    • 31/Oct/2022 06:34:05

    More pics of 'Pluvius' working hard in March 1913 - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/263868809?searchTerm=f...

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    • 31/Oct/2022 17:15:19