Exhibition

Remembering

Skaubryn

Remembering Skaubryn

The Norwegian liner Skaubryn was the only vessel lost at sea during the era of post-war migration to Australia.

  • 27 March - 12 September 2018

    The Norwegian liner Skaubryn was the only vessel lost at sea during the era of post-war migration to Australia, when it caught fire and sank in the Indian Ocean in 1958.

    A Dramatic Tale of Fire, Sea and Rescue

    This small photographic display captures the dramatic fire and rescue on the 60th anniversary of the Skaubryn disaster.


    Gallery images below:

    The images in the galllery below are all part of the ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen. They are reproduced here courtesy of the International Organisation for Migration.

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    Open daily, 9.30am–5pm, from 27 March to 12 September 2018.

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    Passengers watch from the deck of City of Sydney as Skaubryn burns in the Indian Ocean 1958Skaubryn survivors are transferred to Aden in one of Romas lifeboats 1958Survivors crowd into a lifeboat from Skaubryn 1958Temporary accommodation for Skaubryn survivors on the deck of Roma 1958 The Norwegian liner Skaubryn on fire in the Indian Ocean 1958