Heave-away lads : group photograph


This is a 1950s photograph showing three sailors heaving a rope on a ship, preparing it to be docked. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "A life on the ocean wave". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Commerce and Industry>>Transportation
  • Sailors--Singapore--Photographs
  • Boats and boating--Singapore--Photographs

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