Bass Strait Maritime Centre

Category: Collections

Macro Monday Series: Week 1

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

William Berryman Hero 1943

William Berryman awarded in 1943 for selflessly diving overboard to save a life We were recently fortunate enough to have this wonderful bravery award donated

Devonport High School Prefects

Aren’t you glad that the school year has begun? Did you know that children were among the earliest settlers in Van Diemen’s Land but there

H.T Moore Advertising Sign

Glass, cigarette paper Dated: 1936 After a long stint undertaking hard labour in 1933 to install sewage in Devonport, H.T Moore became an assistant to

Dunbar Hat

Velvet Hat with Leather Case Dated: NA It is thought that this hat was owned by the Rooke family, however the ‘Dunbar’ written in ink

Riding Habit

Owned by the Second Mrs. Rooke Dated: NA A popular past time in colonial Tasmania was fox hunting. Tasmania proved to be ‘more English than

Local History Archives

Historical and Maritime Archives The museum holds the local historical and maritime archives for the Devonport region. These paper and photographic records were compiled over