PORT PHILLIP BAY, VIC. 1871-04-09. COPY OF A LITHOGRAPH DEPICTING THE ARRIVAL OF THE COAST ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Port Phillip Bay
Accession Number 300613
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900
Copyright

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Description

PORT PHILLIP BAY, VIC. 1871-04-09. COPY OF A LITHOGRAPH DEPICTING THE ARRIVAL OF THE COAST DEFENCE TURRET SHIP HMVS CERBERUS AT MELBOURNE AFTER HER DELIVERY VOYAGE FROM GREAT BRITAIN. NOTE THE BUILT UP BULWARKS AND SAILING RIG FITTED FOR THE VOYAGE OUT. IN THE BACKGROUND THE BOYS OF THE TRAINING SHIP HMVS NELSON HAVE MANNED THE RIGGING TO GIVE THREE CHEERS AS THE FLAG IS DIPPED IN SALUTE TO THE CERBERUS. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)