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Digitising our history: The tragedy of SS Federal

21 Dec 2019

The museum’s Registration team recently digitised 127 documents related to the working life and horrific wrecking of SS Federal. Curator of Ocean Science and Technology Emily Jateff provides an overview of the shipwreck and its discovery. 

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