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Picture relating to Mount Wellington - titled 'Road to the Summit of Mount Wellington'
Picture relating to Mount Wellington - titled 'Mount Wellington'
Picture relating to Mount Wellington - titled 'From near Lookout near Mount Wellington pinnacle'
Picture relating to Algebuckina - titled ' The Algebuckina rail bridge on the old Ghan line. '
Picture relating to Wilcannia - titled 'Wilcannia-  Darling River and old lift bridge'
Picture relating to Wilcannia - titled 'Wilcannia - Old and Newer bridges'
Picture relating to Wilcannia - titled 'Old lift bridge Darling River Wilcannia'
Picture relating to Wilcannia - titled 'Wilcannia - Darling River bridge'
Picture relating to Lake Argyle Road - titled 'Lake Argyle Road Spillway Creek Bridge'
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Picture relating to Lake Argyle Road - titled 'Lake Argyle Road'
Picture relating to Lake Argyle Road - titled 'Lake Argyle Road Spillway Creek'
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Picture relating to Lake Argyle Road - titled 'Lake Argyle Road - Spillway Creek'
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      SS Beltana Duke & Orrs Drydock Yarra River

      contributed by GraemeReid, taken in September 1963
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      SS Beltana ran aground and became a constructive loss afterstriking the Corsair Rock in the Rip Channel at Port Philip Heads on 16th September 1963. She was beached on Mornington Peninsula off Dromana and later was taken to the Duke & Orrs drydock in the Yarra River near Spencer Street Bridge Melbourne where these reproduced colour slides were taken. After being patched up, she was sold and towed to Hong Kong and broken up. SS Beltana had a three cylinder tripple expansion steam engine with an exhaust turbine - single shaft one screw. Power = 390 nhp; Speed = 11 knots and tonnage was 3034 grt; dimensions were 108.9 X 14.8 X 6.2 Metres; She was built in 1937 by Calendon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd Dundee; Engine was from Kincaid John G. & Co.... Corsair Rock claimed many ships over the years. Apparently it is reportedly about one kilometre out from Point Nepean and is beneath the surface, even at low tide. This picture shows the propeller and damage to it caused by hitting the Corsair Rock

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