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shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen