Category: Collections

Diving Suit

Viable diving equipment was developed by an Englishman, John Lethbridge, during the 18th century.  These old-fashioned diving suits, often made of canvas and rubber as

The Asturias

Built in Belfast by Harland and Wolff, the Asturias was the largest motor ship built at that time. Launched on the 7th July 1925, she

The Orion

With a keel of 31 meters in length, the Orion was the largest wooden steamship built in Tasmania. Miss Amelia Holyman broke a bottle on

Macro Monday Series: Week 9

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 8

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 7

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

SS Nieuw Amsterdam

Today we have a blog post from one of our volunteer guides, Eddy Utberg. “Helping out at the Devonport Maritime Museum as a volunteer is

Macro Monday Series: Week 6

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 3

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 2

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you