Recalling the Journey II

RECALLING THE JOURNEY II is a rich collection of mini biographies that reflect the experience of migration from 28 angles. On a broad level, these stories, seamlessly, reveal aspects of significant historic events such as: the 1922 conflict … [Read more...]

Historic Port Melbourne Calendar

2019 Historic Port Melbourne Calendar Waterfront   As long as the shores of Port Melbourne have existed - not so long in the overall scheme of human occupation - our waterfront has been rich with historic incident (and reliant on strong timbers). … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 24 April 2017, 7.30pm

Our April guest will be John Hoskins.  John, as a young boy, lived in Howe Parade for a short time and the view of the ships at Station and Princes Piers sparked a lifelong interest in all things maritime.  John will speak about life in mid-1960s … [Read more...]

Under the Hook

Under the Hook - Melbourne Waterside Workers Remember: 1900-1998 by Wendy Lowenstein and Tom Hills   1998 Ed, softcover A4, illustrated, 352 pp $30.00   1998 edition of of this significant Port Melbourne book, Under the Hook by Wendy Lowenstein … [Read more...]

Walks Around Vintage Port

Set of seven self-guided walks around old Port Melbourne Updated - 2016/17   1 - Beach to Borough: Liardet's Beach and Early Sandridge 2 - Along the Vanishing Lagoon 3 - Steamers & Streamers: The Piers at Port Melbourne 4 - From Pier to … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 28 March 2016, 7.30pm

Peter Fisher will be our special guest at the March meeting.  Peter has stories to tell us about Sandridge conflicts such as the ‘white-hot competition’ between Town and Railway Piers and the community’s problem with the Melbourne & Hobsons Bay … [Read more...]

Station Pier Port Melbourne, Sept 1991 by Brian Cleveland

One of the Stothert & Pitt cranes on Station Pier. … [Read more...]

Station Pier, Sept 1991 by Brian Cleveland

View of Station Pier showing the passenger terminal and one of the Stothert & Pitt cranes. … [Read more...]

Station Pier, Pt Melb, Sept 1991 by Brian Cleveland

View along Station Pier looking back past the two Stothert & Pitt cranes towards the shore. … [Read more...]

Crane by Brian Cleveland

View along Station Pier to one of the Stothert & Pitt cranes. … [Read more...]

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