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Lot No. 866

Auction No. 30
Category WW1 Postcards
Est. $50
Status Archived



The Blowhole Ocean 1. titled b&w photographic card with ship in background, possibly the merchant ship mentioned on reverse message, "S.S. Ardmount Melbourne, Vic, 13th Novr"? Card addressed to Fremantle but stamp removed & postmark illegible. On 5 October 1914 the SS Ardmount was lost when she strayed into a British minefield after ignoring a warning from the Afridi, then patrolling in the area.