Embarkation on Queen Mary

Accession Number F01037
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 26 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Pyrmont
Date made 19-20 October 1940
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Troops arrive at Pyrmont Sydney by train and embark on Sydney Harbour ferries to be moved to Woollmooloo to embark on HMT Aquitania; also to be ferried out to the HMT Queen Mary. Queen Mary and Aquitania sailed from Sydney on 20 October 1940, convoy US6. The Governor General, Lord Gowrie VC, PC, GCMG, CB inspects troops on the wharf.

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