In June 1941, the Netherlands government officially handed over to the Australian and New Zealand governments, the ocean liner Oranje, for the duration of the war. It was fully equipped as a ...
ID number008035
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Maker
  • Department of Information
  • Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made28 June 1941
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionIn June 1941, the Netherlands government officially handed over to the Australian and New Zealand governments, the ocean liner Oranje, for the duration of the war. It was fully equipped as a hospital ship and shown here is the interior of one of the wards showing rows of neatly made beds.