Vessels stranded during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Vessels stranded during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Vessels stranded during 1893 flood
Publication date 1893
Series Philp Family Collection, UQFL28
Type image/tiff
Format photograph; b&w
Source Philp Family Collection, UQFL28, Box 2, Album 3, image 25a
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Abstract/Summary Vessels stranded near Botanic Gardens. Queensland government gunboat HMQS Paluma whilst undergoing a refit in the Brisbane River was swept away and grounded along with SS Elamang and an unidentified hulk believed to be the "Mary Evans"
Keyword Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works.
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Shipping -- Queensland -- Brisbane River
References Robert Philp, businessman and politician, born Glasgow Scotland, arrived Qld 1862. 1874 joined merchant company of James Burn in Townsville, made partner in 1876. After entering state politics in 1886 as member for Musgrave he became Premier of Queensland (1899-1903, 1907-08), as a conservative. He was a contributor in the establishment of the University of Queensland.
Additional Notes Vessels stranded near Botanic Gardens. Queensland government gunboat HMQS Paluma whilst undergoing a refit in the Brisbane River was swept away and grounded along with SS Elamang and an unidentified hulk believed to be the "Mary Evans"

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