36 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:305165Submit Correction
View count: 44
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:305165Submit Correction
View count: 44
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EBY
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 5
C/n (msn):SH41C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Pacific Voyager
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:273778Submit Correction
View count: 154
Withdrawn from use in July 1955. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-EBY
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 5
C/n (msn):SH41C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EBY
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 5
C/n (msn):SH41C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Pacific Voyager
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:273778Submit Correction
View count: 154
Withdrawn from use in July 1955. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-EBY
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 5
C/n (msn):SH41C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AKP
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3 Hythe
C/n (msn):SB3556
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Tahiti Star
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:271372Submit Correction
View count: 81
VH-AKP was withdrawn from use in March 1954 and languished at Rose Bay until scrapped in October 1955. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-AKP
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3 Hythe
C/n (msn):SB3556
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-AKP
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3 Hythe
C/n (msn):SB3556
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Tahiti Star
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:271372Submit Correction
View count: 81
VH-AKP was withdrawn from use in March 1954 and languished at Rose Bay until scrapped in October 1955. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-AKP
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sunderland 3 Hythe
C/n (msn):SB3556
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1954
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-AAM
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1492
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Caledonia
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263965Submit Correction
View count: 93
Registration / Serial:VH-AAM
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1492
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AAM
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1492
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Caledonia
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263965Submit Correction
View count: 93
Registration / Serial:VH-AAM
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1492
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SXF
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 208 Caravan
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 208 Caravan I/Cargomaster/Grand Caravan
Aircraft Version:Cessna 208 Caravan I
C/n (msn):20800405
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Corsair
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263931Submit Correction
View count: 92
Registration / Serial:VH-SXF
Aircraft Version:Cessna 208 Caravan I
C/n (msn):20800405
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SXF
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 208 Caravan
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 208 Caravan I/Cargomaster/Grand Caravan
Aircraft Version:Cessna 208 Caravan I
C/n (msn):20800405
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Corsair
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263931Submit Correction
View count: 92
Registration / Serial:VH-SXF
Aircraft Version:Cessna 208 Caravan I
C/n (msn):20800405
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SWB
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1557
Operator / Titles:SeaWing Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263930Submit Correction
View count: 43
Registration / Serial:VH-SWB
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1557
Operator / Titles:SeaWing Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SWB
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1557
Operator / Titles:SeaWing Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263930Submit Correction
View count: 43
Registration / Serial:VH-SWB
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1557
Operator / Titles:SeaWing Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-NOO
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1535
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Cambria
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263927Submit Correction
View count: 140
Registration / Serial:VH-NOO
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1535
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-NOO
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (L-20/U-6)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1535
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
Aircraft Name:Cambria
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:263927Submit Correction
View count: 140
Registration / Serial:VH-NOO
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1
C/n (msn):1535
Operator / Titles:Sydney Seaplanes
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 March 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:VH-ACD
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-33 Empire
C/n (msn):S1025
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
Aircraft Name:Clifton
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:January 1944
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:216176Submit Correction
View count: 105
Badly damaged during a night training landing at Rose Bay on January 18, 1944. Seen here after being brought ashore. Assessed as not worth repairing and scrapped. Qantas photo. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ACD
Aircraft Version:Short S-33 Empire
C/n (msn):S1025
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:January 1944
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-ACD
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-33 Empire
C/n (msn):S1025
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
Aircraft Name:Clifton
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:January 1944
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:216176Submit Correction
View count: 105
Badly damaged during a night training landing at Rose Bay on January 18, 1944. Seen here after being brought ashore. Assessed as not worth repairing and scrapped. Qantas photo. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ACD
Aircraft Version:Short S-33 Empire
C/n (msn):S1025
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:January 1944
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH.1172
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:203846Submit Correction
View count: 99
Damaged beyond repair when moored overnight at Lord Howe Island on July 3, 1963. After being stripped of useful parts scuttled 5km offshore.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH.1172
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH.1172
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:203846Submit Correction
View count: 99
Damaged beyond repair when moored overnight at Lord Howe Island on July 3, 1963. After being stripped of useful parts scuttled 5km offshore.
Registration / Serial:VH-BRE
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH.1172
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airways
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:G-ADUT
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:(Imperial Airways)
Aircraft Name:Centaurus
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:202687Submit Correction
View count: 126
Swapped with Qantas at the outbreak of World War II then impressed by the RAAF as A18-10. Destroyed at Broome during a Japanese air raid on March 3, 1942.
Registration / Serial:G-ADUT
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:(Imperial Airways)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:G-ADUT
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:(Imperial Airways)
Aircraft Name:Centaurus
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:202687Submit Correction
View count: 126
Swapped with Qantas at the outbreak of World War II then impressed by the RAAF as A18-10. Destroyed at Broome during a Japanese air raid on March 3, 1942.
Registration / Serial:G-ADUT
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:(Imperial Airways)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:201129Submit Correction
View count: 170
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:201129Submit Correction
View count: 170
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:February 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:151917Submit Correction
View count: 83
Imported into Australia by merchant Lebbeus Horden. The pilot is Maurice Guillaux. The official water airport was still 20 years in the future when Guillaux chose Rose Bay as suitable place from which to operate seaplanes.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Farman MF-9
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:151917Submit Correction
View count: 83
Imported into Australia by merchant Lebbeus Horden. The pilot is Maurice Guillaux. The official water airport was still 20 years in the future when Guillaux chose Rose Bay as suitable place from which to operate seaplanes.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Farman MF-9
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:A18-10
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:October 1939 to December 1940
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:147238Submit Correction
View count: 136
Ex G-ADUT "Centaurus" and involved in an aircraft swap at the start of World War II when Imperial Airways and Qantas exchanged equal numbers of S.23s. G-ADUT was immediately transferred to the RAAF. Used to supply bases in the Dutch East Indies when Japan entered the war in December 1941. A18-10 was destroyed in a Japanese air raid on Broome, Western Australia, on March 3, 1942. Photo from: Hudson Fysh Collection/State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:A18-10
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:October 1939 to December 1940
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:A18-10
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-23 Empire
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:October 1939 to December 1940
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:147238Submit Correction
View count: 136
Ex G-ADUT "Centaurus" and involved in an aircraft swap at the start of World War II when Imperial Airways and Qantas exchanged equal numbers of S.23s. G-ADUT was immediately transferred to the RAAF. Used to supply bases in the Dutch East Indies when Japan entered the war in December 1941. A18-10 was destroyed in a Japanese air raid on Broome, Western Australia, on March 3, 1942. Photo from: Hudson Fysh Collection/State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:A18-10
Aircraft Version:Short S-23 Empire
C/n (msn):S.811
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:October 1939 to December 1940
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-EAW
Aircraft Original Type:Consolidated 28 Catalina
Aircraft Generic Type:Consolidated PBY Catalina
Aircraft Version:Consolidated PB2B-2 Catalina Mk.VI
Licence-built by:Boeing Canada
C/n (msn):61159
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:November 1947 to July 1949
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:140196Submit Correction
View count: 374
Ex RAAF A24-378. Bought by Qantas for use on services to Lord Howe Island, Noumea and Suva. Sunk by a bomb placed in the cockpit while -EAW moored in Rose Bay August 27, 1949. Rival flying boat operator charged but acquitted. Crime remains unsolved. Photo from: Hudson Fysh Collection/State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-EAW
Aircraft Version:Consolidated PB2B-2 Catalina Mk.VI
C/n (msn):61159
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:November 1947 to July 1949
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-EAW
Aircraft Original Type:Consolidated 28 Catalina
Aircraft Generic Type:Consolidated PBY Catalina
Aircraft Version:Consolidated PB2B-2 Catalina Mk.VI
Licence-built by:Boeing Canada
C/n (msn):61159
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:November 1947 to July 1949
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:140196Submit Correction
View count: 374
Ex RAAF A24-378. Bought by Qantas for use on services to Lord Howe Island, Noumea and Suva. Sunk by a bomb placed in the cockpit while -EAW moored in Rose Bay August 27, 1949. Rival flying boat operator charged but acquitted. Crime remains unsolved. Photo from: Hudson Fysh Collection/State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-EAW
Aircraft Version:Consolidated PB2B-2 Catalina Mk.VI
C/n (msn):61159
Operator / Titles:Qantas Empire Airways - QEA
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:November 1947 to July 1949
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:139401Submit Correction
View count: 613
VH-BRC on its beaching gear
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
Aircraft Name:Beachcomber
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:139401Submit Correction
View count: 613
VH-BRC on its beaching gear
Registration / Serial:VH-BRC
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH55C
Operator / Titles:Ansett Flying Boat Services
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:135113Submit Correction
View count: 110
Imported into Australia by merchant Lebbeus Horden. The pilot is Maurice Guillaux who would two months later fly the first air mail from Melbourne to Sydney in a Bleriot. In September 1914, Horden donated the Farman to the Australian Government. It was given the serial CFS7 (Central Flying School) and later converted to a landplane. Its existence was last recorded in June 1917. In 1914 there was no water airport at Rose Bay. It would be the 1930s before Qantas chose the sheltered bay as the terminus for its flying boat services.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Farman MF-9
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:135113Submit Correction
View count: 110
Imported into Australia by merchant Lebbeus Horden. The pilot is Maurice Guillaux who would two months later fly the first air mail from Melbourne to Sydney in a Bleriot. In September 1914, Horden donated the Farman to the Australian Government. It was given the serial CFS7 (Central Flying School) and later converted to a landplane. Its existence was last recorded in June 1917. In 1914 there was no water airport at Rose Bay. It would be the 1930s before Qantas chose the sheltered bay as the terminus for its flying boat services.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Farman MF-9
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:19 May 1914
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:128976Submit Correction
View count: 169
Operated by Qantas in Papua New Guinea on behalf of Australian Petroleum Co. Sold to Amphibious Airways in New Zealand as ZK-AVM. Delivered by ship after undercarriage collapsed at Bankstown airport, Sydney, on November 2, 1950.
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:128976Submit Correction
View count: 169
Operated by Qantas in Papua New Guinea on behalf of Australian Petroleum Co. Sold to Amphibious Airways in New Zealand as ZK-AVM. Delivered by ship after undercarriage collapsed at Bankstown airport, Sydney, on November 2, 1950.
Registration / Serial:VH-AZO
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-44A Widgeon
C/n (msn):1466
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-AJN
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Sea Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Sea Otter
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Sea Otter I
C/n (msn):739100
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:127757Submit Correction
View count: 134
Operated in Papua New Guinea on behalf of Australian Petroleum Co. Withdrawn from use at Port Moresby. Fuselage may have been buried when the ravine in which it was parked was filled in.
Registration / Serial:VH-AJN
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Sea Otter I
C/n (msn):739100
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-AJN
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Sea Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Sea Otter
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Sea Otter I
C/n (msn):739100
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:127757Submit Correction
View count: 134
Operated in Papua New Guinea on behalf of Australian Petroleum Co. Withdrawn from use at Port Moresby. Fuselage may have been buried when the ravine in which it was parked was filled in.
Registration / Serial:VH-AJN
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Sea Otter I
C/n (msn):739100
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:NC777
Aircraft Original Type:Consolidated 28 Catalina
Aircraft Generic Type:Consolidated PBY Catalina
Aircraft Version:Consolidated 28-2
C/n (msn):C-3
Aircraft Name:Guba
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:May 1939
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:126366Submit Correction
View count: 242
NC777 on its second visit to Rose Bay (the first was in November 1938). Qantas installed extra fuel tanks so the aircraft, owned by Dr Richard Archbold, could be used to survey an Indian Ocean air route for the Australian government. In June it island hopped from Port Hedland to Mombasa in Kenya. Guba returned to the US where it was sold to the British Puchasing Commission for use by BOAC. Sunk at its moorings at Pwellheli, Wales, in 1945. The hangar in the photo was for Qantas and completed in October 1939. Demolished after flying boat operations ended at Rose Bay in the 1970s.
Registration / Serial:NC777
Aircraft Version:Consolidated 28-2
C/n (msn):C-3
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:May 1939
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:NC777
Aircraft Original Type:Consolidated 28 Catalina
Aircraft Generic Type:Consolidated PBY Catalina
Aircraft Version:Consolidated 28-2
C/n (msn):C-3
Aircraft Name:Guba
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:May 1939
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:126366Submit Correction
View count: 242
NC777 on its second visit to Rose Bay (the first was in November 1938). Qantas installed extra fuel tanks so the aircraft, owned by Dr Richard Archbold, could be used to survey an Indian Ocean air route for the Australian government. In June it island hopped from Port Hedland to Mombasa in Kenya. Guba returned to the US where it was sold to the British Puchasing Commission for use by BOAC. Sunk at its moorings at Pwellheli, Wales, in 1945. The hangar in the photo was for Qantas and completed in October 1939. Demolished after flying boat operations ended at Rose Bay in the 1970s.
Registration / Serial:NC777
Aircraft Version:Consolidated 28-2
C/n (msn):C-3
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:May 1939
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EBX
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH32C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:114787Submit Correction
View count: 543
Qantas photo showing VH-EBX riding at anchor at Rose Bay, the base for Qantas' flying boat operations. The aircraft was ex TEAL ZK-AMD and was sold to Ansett as VH-BRE.
Registration / Serial:VH-EBX
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH32C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EBX
Aircraft Original Type:Short S-25 Sunderland
Aircraft Generic Type:Short S-25 Sunderland/Sandringham
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH32C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Pacific Chieftain
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:114787Submit Correction
View count: 543
Qantas photo showing VH-EBX riding at anchor at Rose Bay, the base for Qantas' flying boat operations. The aircraft was ex TEAL ZK-AMD and was sold to Ansett as VH-BRE.
Registration / Serial:VH-EBX
Aircraft Version:Short S-25 Sandringham 4
C/n (msn):SH32C
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Seaplane Base:Sydney - Rose Bay Seaplane (YRAY / RSE)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1950 to 1954
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)