Captain John Collins of HMAS SYDNEY (II) making a speech at celebrations in Sydney after returning from the Mediterranean, February 10th 1941
This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection. Sam Hood (1872-1953) was a Sydney photographer with a passion for ships. His 72-year career spanned the romantic age of sail and two world wars. The photos in the collection were taken mainly in Sydney and Newcastle during the first half of the 20th century.
Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection
Object no. 00020332-