Part of a collection of memorabilia of Captain John Elliot Meaburn. Meaburn was captain of the SS WYREEMA when it collided with the SS CURRAJONG on March the 9th, 1910. The SS CURRAJONG sank in Sydney Harbour and is now a popular diving site.
The memorabilia includes Meaburn's binoculars with his name on the leather case and the binoculars, his telescope, pictures of the WYREEMA and of Captain Meaburn, along with a leather bound book with photographs and signatures. The decorative leather bound book is still in its original oak box.