ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0221 Max Hinchliffe Photograph

Scope and contents notes

 

Call Number

HMSS 0221

Collection 

Max Hinchliffe Photograph

Date Range

1964

Quantity

0.1m  (1 wallet)

Access Conditions

open

Copying Conditions

with attribution

Related Collections

HMSS 0045 HMAS Canberra City/Ship Association Records
HMSS 0046 Naval Historical Society of Australia, ACT Chapter Inc HMAS Canberra Memorial Papers

Max Hinchliffe was a career sailor, retiring with the rank of Captain. As well as service in the Royal Australian Navy, he was a keen leisure yachtsman.

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Black and white photograph of Mr Alford, Captain ?, Captain Max Hinchliffe, Richard Kingsland and John Overall with a buouy and a City of Canberra Coat of Arms. 

The plaque on the buouy reads "Starboard Band Buouy". The plaque on the City of Canberra Coat of Arms being held by Mr Alford reads 'To commemorate the loss of HMAS Canberra sunk at Battle of Savo Island, 9 August 1942, Presented by HMAS Canberra Wartime Survivors Association 1964.'

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1964