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Photographer:GERALDINE [View profile]Title:AUSTRALISAdded:Sep 19, 2020
Captured:April 10, 1973IMO:5014123Hits:894
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950
Alongside at Port Melbourne whilest my wife was voyaging from Fremantle to Auckland.

Transfered from a slide.
Vessel Identification
Name:American Star
Former name(s):
- Alferdoss (Until 1993 Apr)
- Noga (Until 1984)
- Italis (Until 1980)
- Australis (Until 1978)
- America (Until 1964)
- West Point (Until 1946)
- America (Until 1942)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passenger/cargo Ship
Gross tonnage:26,353 tons
Summer DWT:14,331 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1940
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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Captain Graham on Sep 19, 2020 09:13 (1 month ago)
Wonderful picture obviously brings back memories for you. Thanks for sharing.
GERALDINE on Sep 19, 2020 07:44 (1 month ago)
Thanks, all credit to my wife, in the excitement of going to NZ took this snap on the run. Cheers, Graeme.
Brett Bachmann on Sep 19, 2020 07:23 (1 month ago)
What an incredible picture !
Tony Martin on Sep 19, 2020 07:14 (1 month ago)
Forgot to mention great composition full of atmosphere.
Tony Martin on Sep 19, 2020 06:57 (1 month ago)
Very nice photograph, classic ship, a reminder of days gone bye.
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