Binnacle of HMAS Australia is presented to Japanese Navy by Commonwealth. Picture paragraphs in the days news: Karlsruhe in Brisbane German cruiser pays good will visit on tour of the world. Australia Day at the 1939 World's Fair. Hospital ship Maetsuycker. (Extracts from Fox-Movietone Newsreels)

Accession Number F03505
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 33 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound, silent and mute
Maker Fox Movietone News
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Queensland, Brisbane, Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, Amman, United States of America
Date made February 1926; January 1934; 26 January 1939
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Period 1920-1929

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


1. (Silent, 1 min 1 sec) Binnacle of HMAS Australia is presented to the Japanese Navy, February 1926. 2. (Mute, 45 sec) The German cruiser Karlsruhe's goodwill visit to Brisbane, January 1934. Shows the Karlsruhe arriving. The crew on parade on deck. The ship's leopard and bear mascots. Close up shot of the ship's National emblem featuring the swastika. 3. (Sound, 2 min 36 sec) The crew of HMAS Perth visit the World Exhibition at New York 26 January 1939. 4. (Sound, 40 sec) British in Trans-Jordania featuring RAF Vickers Wellesley and Rolls Royce armoured cars at Aman aerodrome. 5. (Mute, 1 min 15 sec) The hospital ship Maetsuyker.