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Dock workers and floating crane / Titan Darling Harbour / c. 1947. David Moore. ANMM Collection 00030758

COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

The National Maritime collection contains a rich and diverse range of over 140,000 historic artefacts.
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AUSTRALIAN REGISTER OF HISTORIC VESSELS

The Australian Register of Historic Vessels (ARHV) is the definitive online repository for vessels with significance to Australia’s maritime history.
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LIBRARY COLLECTION ITEMS

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