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FERRET - Adelaide Steam Ship Co, Australia Modern Digital Photo Postcard

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Seller: gscpjohn (406) 100%, Location: Noble Park, Victoria, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 202087968907 FERRET ADELAIDE STEAM SHIP CO LTD Port Adelaide 1871 built as an iron hulled steamship for G & J Burns, Glasgow. 1873 Dingwall & SkyeRailway Co Ltd., then Highland Railway Co, Inverness in a merger 1878. Chartered for a pleasure cruise, stolen, renamed 'Bantam' and sailed to Brazil. Loaded a cargo of coffee en-route to Cape Town renamed 'India' She arrived in Melbourne from Albany April 1881claiming to be a private yacht. Found out byobservant wharf policeman noticed the faint name of 'Ferret' under the lettering ‘India’. Captain & cohorts arrested, given 7 years gaol. Since, legal matters of complicated ownership details took time to sort out until sold 1881 to W Whinham, AdelaideRegistered the ship as the Ferret in November 1883 at Port Adelaide and in 1883 transferred (taken over) by Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd. Wrecked - Reef Head, Yorke Peninsular South Australia November 14th 1920*************This is modern digital photo production 24th January 2017PURCHASER CAN EXPECT A SHARP POSTCARD, IMAGE PRECISIONALLY CLEANED of Spots, Stains, markings as UPLOADED HERE IN E-BAY NEWLY PUBLISHED 24th January 2017 AS A BONA-FIDE POSTCARD COMPLETE WITH DIVIDED BACK AND GREAT SOUTHERN CARD PUBLISHERS, AUSTRALIA LOGO AT MASTHEADREAL PHOTOGRAPH FORMAT AND PROFESSIONALLY PRINTED BY A PHOTO STUDIO OF LONG STANDING 6 x 4 INCHES (approx) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH SOURCE ALSO STATED ON THE REAR OF THE POSTCARD LARGER SIZES CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE - 12 x 8 inches & 18 x 12 inches BUT ONLY ON REQUEST AT MY paste link) WHERE YOU CAN ENJOY A GREATER RANGE OF SHIP POSTCARDS as well as AUSTRALIAN TOWN AND SUBURBAN VIEWS circa 1830s-2000s BUY IT NOW PRICE AT AU$5.00 + AU$2.00 p&h anywhere in Australia, p&h AU$4.00 anywhere outside of Australia. Combined postage for more than one purchase, if buying more than just accept price and then ask for revised invoice for discount on postage cost. Condition: New, Era: 1800s, Theme: Transportation, Transportation: Nautical Maritime, Australia: Adelaide, PASSENGER LINER: SHIP STEAMSHIP STEAMER, Nautical: Steam Sail, Adelaide Steamship Co: FERRET

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