Authorized form of name
Australian Heritage Fleet (formerly Sydney Heritage Fleet)
Parallel form(s) of name
Other form(s) of name
Wharf 7, Maritime Heritage Centre, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009
PO Box 262, QVB, Sydney, NSW 1230
Geographical and cultural context
Mandates/Sources of authority
Officer in charge: Honorary Librarian/Archivist
Records management and collecting policies
The Sydney Heritage Fleet collects, preserves and displays culturally significant material which documents and interprets our maritime heritage with emphasis on New South Wales, particularly the Sydney region, Port Jackson, Port Botany, Broken Bay and their rivers and tributaries. The Museum actively collects in the following areas:
Photographs 1850s-1970 Maritime records 1800-1950 Ship histories 1800-1900 Journals/logs Maritime histories Lloyds records/Registers Aust/NZ shipping registers 1890-1966 (incomplete)
Finding aids, guides and publications
Open Mon and Tues 9:30am-3:30pm, Thur 10am-3pm and other days by appointment; closed public holidays. General reference assistance available and copying services for books, journals, photographs, newspapers, maps and plans.
Access conditions and requirements
Sufficient details required to establish applicants' bona fides. 1 week's advance notice of visit required with proof of identity.