Video

Windjammers: The Last Grain Races

11 Aug

This silent footage is spliced together from three films in the SA Maritime Museum Collection capturing life on board a windjammer.

Footage was shot by Alan Villiers on ‘Parma’ in 1933, and on ‘Passat’ by Thomas Wells in 1938 and 1939 and Jack Wadrop in 1948.

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One Response to “Windjammers: The Last Grain Races”

  1. Sandy Sue August 12, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    All that back-breaking work! Not many could do that these days.

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