1940: Birkenhead Bridge opens

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Date: 
1940
Collection ID: 
Historical Port Adelaide

Birkenhead Bridge was opened in December 1940. Vessels approaching the bridge asked the operator to open it by signalling the letter ‘ B’ in  Morse code—one long blast of the whistle or horn followed by three short blasts. 

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 Where is the 1940 photo?

The pointer on the google map is on the wrong bridge

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