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MV Melbourne Star
1936 - 1943

Cape Town Docks on 31 March 1941
 notice the guns on the poop deck
Photo taken by John Marsh author 'Skeleton Coast'

Melbourne Star's bridge during Operation Pedestal.
Engine Telegraph set at 'Full Speed Ahead'.

Mobile 'Bofors Gun' on the deck of  Melbourne Star
during Operation Pedestal.

Melbourne Star enters Malta's Grand Harbour

'Melbourne Star heads for Grand Harbour's Dock No3'

Melbourne Star discharges her valuable cargo
at the Grand Harbour's No 3 Dock

Signed by the crew of Melbourne Star
many of whom were lost when she was sunk in the Atlantic April 2nd 1943

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