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"INNAMINCKA"  Arrived in Albany, Western Australia from Adelaide on 24th November 1896.

c1890 - Discharging cargo from "The Innamincka" Fremantle
The Intercolonial Investment and Land Building Company was formed in 1885 to deal in real estate and to operate as banker and financial agents in the Australian colonies. In 1887, it absorbed the Joint Stock Building, Land and Investment Company Limited. The Company became a subsidiary of the Mercantile Mutual Insurance Company Ltd in January 1960. 
Dockside scene in which railway trolleys are being loaded with cargo from a steamship moored alongside. The ship has masts and a funnel. Attached to the mast is a derrick or pulley system for lifting and lowering objects.The rail wagons are stacked with furniture, sacks, crates, boxes and barrels.There are several men standing among the railway tracks. The "Innamincka" was an Adelaide Steamship Company ship which worked under the Company flag between 1890 and 1916. Subsequently, it was sold to Hong Kong. It was sunk by enemy action in December 1941.



The 'Innamincka' on Alexandra Reefs near Port Douglas.


2 February, 1913. The photograph shows the S.S 'Innamincka' as it appears from the Port Douglas Beach. It was taken from a point of about two miles distant from the ship. The small photograph shows the beach in the foreground.

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