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Triumph, tragedy and Port Adelaide / Ron Ritter, author, Errol Chinner, editor.
Call No: E4.015/1/2
Author: Ritter, Ron ;
Publisher: Richmond, S.Aust. : : Ronald C. Ritter, 2005.
Subject: Port Adelaide (S.Aust.) ; South Australia - local history ; Australia - South Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: xii, 324 p. : Illustrations, portraits, maps, facsimiles ; 26cm.
Notes: Includes index
Bibliography: p. 311-313
Public Note: Donated by Barbara Snel
Summary: Starts with the Port Adelaide New Year's Day Regatta of 1858, possibly the first in Australia. This is the history of the Port and covers a murder in 1913, death by misadventure in 1923 and a fire on the SS Singapore in 1924 which gave Tragedy Dock its name. Other names mentioned: Fletcher's Slip, the Semaphore Jetty, the Floating Steam Crane and Johnny Allsorts store.

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