Records of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club [SRG 873] • Mixed material

Robert Cruickshank

Robert Cruickshank

Digital copy of a photographic portrait of Robert Cruickshank (1864-1922), wearing a formal suit with a wide fur collar. He was considered the 'Father of Amateur Rowing' at Port Adelaide, was Captain and Stroke 1884-1890, President and Coach 1890-1894, and Stroke Championship Four 1884-1886 and 1889. Robert Cruickshank was also Secretary of the Port Adelaide Football Club 1881, a prominent yachtsman, on the committee of the Port Adelaide Racing Club, a city solicitor in Port Adelaide, and Mayor of St Peters 1906, and 1908 to 1910.

Port Adelaide Athletic and Amateur Rowing Club

Port Adelaide Athletic and Amateur Rowing Club

Digital copy of a group portrait of the Port Adelaide Athletic and Amateur Rowing Clun, S.A. Champion Eights, 1899 and winners of the Smith Challenge Shield. Standing in back row, left to right: Rev. Canon Samwell (President), K. McKenzie (No. 3), W.A. Abernethy (No. 4), C.R. Morris, Esq. J.P. (Patron). Middle row: J.J. Walsh (Honourable Secretary), J.H. Walker (No. 5), C.T. Lawton (No. 7), J.H. Clouston (Stroke), W.B. Walker (No. 6), R. Morrow (Coach). Front row: D.W. Brock (No. 2), E. Allan (Cox.), J.L. Irvine (No. 1).

Port Adelaide champion eight oar crew

Port Adelaide champion eight oar crew

Digital copy of a photograph of South Australia's first interstate eight oar crew, the Port Adelaide champion eight oar crew, rowing on the Yarra River, Melbourne, by the Princes Bridge 1899. Left to right: J.L. Irvine (No. 1), W. Plaisted (No. 2), K. McKenzie (No. 3), W. Abernethy (No. 4), J.H. Walker (No.5), W.B. Walker (No. 6), C.T. Lawton (No. 7), J.H. Clouston (Stroke), and J. Sweeney (Cox).

Port Adelaide Regatta Junior Eights champions 1905

Port Adelaide Regatta Junior Eights champions 1905

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Junior Eights in their boat, winners of the Port Adelaide Regatta, held on 2 January 1905. Left to right: F.W.G. Warren, R.H. Moss, F.R. Peterson, G.A. Lawton, W.G. Wigg, E.C.T. Schoff, J.E. Osborne, C.W. Oswald, and J.H. Clouston.

Torrens Regatta Le Hunte Cup Fours champions 1905

Torrens Regatta Le Hunte Cup Fours champions 1905

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Le Hunte Fours, winners of the Le Hunte Cup for Junior Fours at the Torrens Regatta, held on 16 December 1905. Left to right: G.A. Lawton (2), C.W.O. Oswald (Stroke), J.E. Osborne (3), F.R. Peterson (Bow), and W.S. Webb (Cox) in the centre.

Ladies' Challenge Shield and Senior Junior Fours 1906

Ladies' Challenge Shield and Senior Junior Fours 1906

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Senior Junior Fours, winners of the Ladies' Challenge Shield 1906. Left to right: F.R. Peterson (Bow), W.S. Wigg (3), J.H. Clouston (Coach), C.G. Heritage (Cox), J.E. Osborne (Stroke) and G.A. Lawton (2).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Maiden Fours, March Regatta 1906

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Maiden Fours, March Regatta 1906

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Maiden Fours (Half-Outrig., Fixed), at the March Regatta, held on the Torrens Lake on 31 March 1906. Left to right: E.F. Warren (Stroke), A.G. Wadlow (Bow), A. Goudie (Cox), G.E. Mart (2), and O.R. Boyce (3).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Maiden Fours, Torrens Regatta 1904

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Maiden Fours, Torrens Regatta 1904

Digital copy of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club winners of the Maiden Fours at the Torrens Regatta held in March 1904. Left to right: F. Quin (Cox), C. Oswald (Stroke), A.F. Sprich (3), A.E. Lawton (2), J.E. Osborne (Bow).

Port Adelaide New Year's Day Regatta

Port Adelaide New Year's Day Regatta

Digital copy of a photograph of crews of Fours lined up ready to begin a race, at a Port Adelaide New Year's Day Regatta. Ships of spectators can be seen in the background.

Unidentified rowing crew

Unidentified rowing crew

Digital copy of a photograph of a crew of Eight, rowing in their boat, most likely to be one of the crews of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club. Names and date unknown.

Unidentified rowing crew

Unidentified rowing crew

Digital copy of a photograph of a crew of Eight, rowing in their boat, most likely to be one of the crews of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club. Names and date unknown.

Junior Fours winners, Autumn Regatta 1905

Junior Fours winners, Autumn Regatta 1905

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Junior Fours winners at the Autumn Regatta, Torrens Lake, 1905. Left to right: F.A. Quinn (Cox), C.W.O. Oswald (Stroke), F.R. Peterson (3), G.A. Lawton (2), and J.E. Osborne (Bow).

South Australian Inter-State Eight-Oar Crew, 1908

South Australian Inter-State Eight-Oar Crew, 1908

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the South Australian Inter-State Eight-Oar Crew of 1908 in Melbourne for the 32nd men's inter-state eight-oared championship held on 9 May 1908 on the Yarra River, Victoria. The crew finished in fourth place. Back row, left to right: T.H. Peterson (emergency), F.R. Peterson (2), G.A. Lawton (3), W.S. Wigg (5), T.A.T. Heward (Manager), J.H. Clouston (Coach). Front row: W. Nation (4), C.T. Lawton (6), T.A. Whyte (Stroke), E.L. Sanders (7), J.E. Osborn (Bow), and front, centre is W.S. Webb (Cox).

Unidentified rowing crew

Unidentified rowing crew

Digital copy of a studio portrait of an unidentified rowing crew, likely to be one of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club crews. Names unknown.

1909 Championship Eights

1909 Championship Eights

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights, 1909. Crew members include: F.R. Peterson (Bow), C.W. Oswald (2), T.N. Peterson (3), S.W. Wigg (4), S.A. Lawson (5), A.P. Conally (6), J.E. Osborne (7), C.T. Lawson (Stroke), W.S. Webb (Cox), and E.A. Wooldridge (Coach).

Junior Eight-Oar Championship winners 1909

Junior Eight-Oar Championship winners 1909

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Amateur Rowing Club Junior Eight-Oar Championship winners, 20 March 1909. Back row, left to right: F.S. Gillespie (2), R.H. Needle (5), E.A. Wooldridge (Coach), A.H. Slade (3), B.B. Tobin (Bow), L.T. Dalziel (4), N. MacLeod (Stroke), W.J. Nankervis (7), J. Reid (6), and H.L. Bastin (Cox.).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights 1909

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights 1909

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights, 1909, training. Left to right: W.A. Webb (Cox.), C.T. Lawson (Stroke), J.E. Osborne (7), A.P. Conally (6), S.A. Lawson (5), W.S. Wigg (4), T.N. Peterson (3), C.W. Oswald (2), F.R. Peterson (Bow).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights 1927-28-29

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Championship Eights 1927-28-29

Digital copy of a studio portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club Champion Eight of 1927, 1928 and 1929. Back row, left to right: A.J. Hartley (Captain), A.J. Cormac (Emergency), A. Hallet (6), W.R. Salkeld (Stroke), L.C. White (5), L. Goerceke (7), K.A. Salkeld (Treasurer). Second row: C.G. White (2), K.S. White (3), W.A. Salkeld (Coach), A.W. Quinn (Secretary), F.A. Davey (Bow), T.J. Jelly (4). Front: C.F. Turner and B. Baker (Cox).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Forrester Fours

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Forrester Fours

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club winners of the Forrester Fours, Port River, in the boat 'Wirrilla' which was launched in 1909, on 21 November 1928. Left to right: George Salkeld (Cox), Alf. Hallett (Stroke), J. Deacon (3), Jack Hartley (2), and Bill Salkeld (Bow).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Dash Eights, Summer Regatta 1929

Port Adelaide Rowing Club Dash Eights, Summer Regatta 1929

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club winners of the Dash Eights, Summer Regatta, River Torrens in 1929. Left to right: A. Monte (Bow), E. Ewart (2), F. Peterson (3), E. Lawton (4), H. Peterson (5), W. Murch (6), A Parham (7), A. Hartley (Stroke), and B. Baker (Cox.).

Championship Senior Eights 1926

Championship Senior Eights 1926

Digital copy of a photograph of the start of the championship Senior Eights race, 1926. In lane one is the Murray Bridge crew, lane two is Mannum, lane three is Torrens, lane four Commonwealth, and lane five is Port Adelaide. The Port Adelaide Rowing Club Crew consists of: G. Harrison (Stroke), P. Johns (7), R. Remphrey (6), A. Nickolas (5), R. Murch (4), B. Lawton (3), R. Nicholas (2), and J. Dunstan (Bow).

Port Adelaide Opening Day Eights 1934

Port Adelaide Opening Day Eights 1934

Digital copy of a photograph of the Port Adelaide Opening Day Eights, 1934. Left to right: B. Baker (Cox), W. Morris (Stroke), T. Butler (7), W. Wallace (6), H. Cathro (5), R. Francis (4), D. Croston (3), R. Peterson (2), M. Forrester (Bow).

Australian Ladies' Rowing Championships NSW team 1935

Australian Ladies' Rowing Championships NSW team 1935

Digital copy of a photograph of the New South Wales team, winners of the Australian Ladies' Rowing Championships at Sydney in 1934 and Adelaide in 1935. Left to right: C. Nickson (Cox.), Misses A. Mann (Stroke), M. Harvey (3), M. Williams (2), E. Riley (Bow). Insets: T. C. Nickson, Esq. (Coach, 1935) and Miss N. Walcot (Emergency, 1934-35). Absentee: C. Kayser, Esq. (Coach, 1934). Written in ink in the top left hand corner: 'To Jeff, With many thanks for your kind assistance during our stay in South Australia. Nan & Crew'.

Women rowers with a trophy

Women rowers with a trophy

Digital copy of a studio portrait of four women rowers and a male cox with a trophy. They are possibly the team from the Mannum Club and first winners of the ULVA trophy for the Women's Interstate Four-Oared Championship, held on 15 May 1920, Brisbane River, Queensland. The winning South Australian crew consited of: M. Field (Bow), Gwen Reed (2), Edna Arnold (3), Dorothy Arnold (Stroke), and J. Twigg (Cox).

Women rowers

Women rowers

Digital copy of a photograph of four women rowers and a male cox training on a river. They are possibly the team from the Mannum Club and first winners of the ULVA trophy for the Women's Interstate Four-Oared Championship, held on 15 May 1920, Brisbane River, Queensland. The winning South Australian crew consited of: M. Field (Bow), Gwen Reed (2), Edna Arnold (3), Dorothy Arnold (Stroke), and J. Twigg (Cox).

South Australian King's Cup Crew 1936

South Australian King's Cup Crew 1936

Digital copy of a photograph of the South Australian King's Cup Crew, who finished in second place behind New South Wales at the 54th Men's Interstate Eight-Oared Championship, The King's Cup, held on 2 May 1936 at the Swan River, Perth, Western Australia. Left to right: J.R. Goode (Bow), Max J. Richardson (2), John C. Williams (3), F.A. Pinyon (4), M.F. Bonnin (5), W.W. Alexander (6), William A. McCann (7), Alf J. Gregory (Stroke), Deb Earl (Cox). Inset, bottom left: Taufik K. Qurban (Coach), centre: E.F. Yates (emergency), right: L.T. Grummett (Manager). The photograph was presented by the Crew to T.K. Qurban Esq. Coach.

Lance Corporal Archibald Harold Dowsett

Lance Corporal Archibald Harold Dowsett

Digital copy of a portrait of Lance Corporal Archibald Harold Dowsett (Spike), No. SX4062. Before enlisting, Dowsett was an official trainer for the Port Adelaide Rowing Club and the Port Adelaide Football Club, and trained the 1937 winning King's Cup Crew. He was one of the many members of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club who served in the Armed Forces during the Second World War. Dowsett enlisted on 31 May 1940 in Adelaide, and at the time of his discharge in February 1945 he was posted with the HQ Guard Battalion.

Port Adelaide Rowing Club 1934 to 1935 season

Port Adelaide Rowing Club 1934 to 1935 season

Digital copy of a group portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club, 1934 to 1935 season. Back row, left to right: A.J. Parham (Chairman of Committee), R.V. Donnelly, C.R. Wald (Committeeman), C.E. Powlson, R.J. Davis, Archibald H. Dowsett (Trainer), R.E. Murch, J.E. McGregor. Middle row: R.T. Baker, W.H. Wallace, Esq. (Vice-Patron), B.L. Bowen (Committee), W.H. Wallace Jnr. (Hon. Asst. Sec.), S.N. Pearce, T.J. Jelly, G.D. Pryor, W.D. Lock (Hon. Treas.), T.H.A. Butler (Committee). Sitting: F.C. Woolman (Bow), J.C. Maddern (2), D.P. Croston (6), W.S. Murch (4, Captain), P.B. Langdon (Hon. Secretary), R.A. Francis (Stroke), R.L. Hardy (7), E.F. Yates (5), R.C. Fee (3). Front: J.K. Milano (Cox), and J.R. Ellis (Cox).

Port Adelaide Rowing Club 1938 to 1939 season

Port Adelaide Rowing Club 1938 to 1939 season

Digital copy of a group portrait of the Port Adelaide Rowing Club, 1938 to 1939 season. Back row, left to right: M.J. Lewis (Auditor), A.G. Stephen, C.R. Wald, Esq. (Vice-President), J.W. Goudie, J.C. LeLeu, R.V. Donnelly, M.E. McKiggan, D.J. Moore, W.H. Donnon, R. LeLeu. Middle row: P.B. Langdon (Hon. Secretary), J.C. Doyle, C.T. Lawton, Esq. (Vice President), L.G. Perriam, R.J. Croston (Chairman of Committee), E.F. Yates, R.I. Macilwain (Treasurer), R.A. Francis (Committee), W.D. Lock (Committee), M.H. Rogers, R. Dearlove. Sitting: W.S. Murch (Committee, Coach), S.W. Brooks (Bow), R. Bruton (2), R.A. Walker (3), J.L. Kinnear (Committee, Stroke), J.H. Clouston, Esq. (President), J.H. Thomas (Captain, Stroke), D.P. Croston (Assistant Secretary, 3), W. Weaver (2), C.F.W. Foster (Committee, Bow), Archibald H. Dowssett (Masseur). Front row: A.C. Davis (Cox), J. Lock (Emergency), D.W. Martin (Cox), P. McCarthy (Cox).

British Empire Games, Australian Men's Coxed Four winners

British Empire Games, Australian Men's Coxed Four winners

Digital copy of a photograph of the Australian Four crew, winners of the Men's Coxed Four race at the British Empire Games, held at the Nepean River, Sydney, on 9 February 1938. Left to right: Gordon Freeth (Bow, WA), Donald H. Fraser (2, WA), Stewart J. Elder (3, VIC), Jack T. Fisher (Stroke, NSW), and Harry F. Kerr (Cox, NSW). The photograph was presented to Taufik (Toff) Khalil Qurban, Esq. (Coach, SA), with the compliments of the crew.