Launching HMAS Brisbane

Accession Number F00092
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 36 sec
Object type Actuality footage, Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Department of External Affairs
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Cockatoo Island
Date made 30 September 1915
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The launching of HMAS Brisbane at Australia's naval dockyard Cockatoo Island Sydney Harbour on 30 September 1915. Governor General Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson inspects the guard of honour. Mrs Andrew Fisher wife of Australia's Prime Minister christens the largest Australian built cruiser.

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