Signals is the museum's quarterly magazine, covering fascinating stories of maritime history, exhibition and events news, behind-the-scenes at the museum, member's updates, volunteer profiles, book reviews and more. 

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For new Australians blog - pic 2

21 May 2022

For New Australians

28 Feb 2022

The sad fate of HMAS Perth (I)
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
Sea fan, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: Tracey Jennings / Ocean Image Bank

25 Oct 2021

One Ocean, Our Future
Sea fan, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: Tracey Jennings / Ocean Image Bank

25 Oct 2021

One Ocean, Our Future
Sea fan, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: Tracey Jennings / Ocean Image Bank

25 Oct 2021

One Ocean, Our Future
Sea fan, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: Tracey Jennings / Ocean Image Bank

25 Oct 2021

One Ocean, Our Future
William Field, Sketches of travels including voyages to Australia, 1870–82. National Maritime Collection 00000950

06 Oct 2021

The watercolours of William Field
William Field, Sketches of travels including voyages to Australia, 1870–82. National Maritime Collection 00000950

06 Oct 2021

The watercolours of William Field
Detail from The Sydney Wharfies Mural, 1953–65

30 Sep 2021

The Sydney Wharfies Mural: Workers on the waterfront
Detail from The Sydney Wharfies Mural, 1953–65

30 Sep 2021

The Sydney Wharfies Mural: Workers on the waterfront
    Signals Magazine Issue 136

    Signals Magazine Issue 136

    Spring 2021
    Features: Valerie Taylor: From shark hunter to protector | The Barangaroo Boat: An early colonial vessel | Brickwrecks: Sunken ships in LEGO® bricks
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    Signals Magazine Issue 134

    Signals Magazine Issue 134

    Autumn 2021
    Features: Haenyeo divers: Sea women of Korea | Fire on Water's Edge: The Black Summer bushfires | Welcoming Duyfken: New home for historic replica
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    Signals Magazine Issue 132

    Signals Magazine Issue 132

    Spring 2020
    Features: Lessons from Japan: Museums for Generation Z | The story of Spitfire: Our first homegrown warship | Mapping the ocean: New and old technology
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    Signals Magazine Issue 130

    Signals Magazine Issue 130

    Autumn 2020
    Features: Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Inspiring and impactful | Classic & Wooden Boat Festival - Coming again this May | Sea Shepherd - Southern Ocean whaling
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    Signals Magazine Issue 129

    Signals Magazine Issue 129

    Summer 2019-20
    Features: 
    Encounters 2020 - Stories from the ship and the shore | Makers and monsters - Prehistoric marine reptiles come to life | Rhode Island revisited - The search for Cook’s Endeavour continues
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    Signals Magazine Issue 128

    Signals Magazine Issue 128

    September - November 2019
    Features: 
    Bligh in the Pacific - Polynesian threads of European stories | Reefs and rock lobsters - Drawing an underwater world | A deadly stowaway - The Spanish flu 100 years on
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    Signals Magazine Issue 127

    Signals Magazine Issue 127

    June - August 2019
    Features:
    The Bounty Mutiny - What happened to the mutineers? | Australian Pirates In Japan - Colonial convicts a long way from home | Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Winning images now on show
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