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HMAS Melbourne

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A postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a naval ship under way, with a message on the back. The ship has four funnels and two masts and has a flag flying at the front near an open sided covered section. One gun turret is visible at the side of the boat. There are figures on the deck at the front and rear of the boat. In the bottom right corner of the card is the text "H.M.A.S. MELBOURNE". On the back the address is almost illegible. The message reads "A Happy / New Year / to all at / 44 / [---?]"

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