Australian soldiers unloading stores from the Italian schooner HMS Maria Giovanna, captained by ...

Place Africa: North Africa, Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Accession Number 020600
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Portrait
Physical description Black & white, Portrait
Maker Fisher, Thomas
Place made Libya: Tobruk
Date made 11 September 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Australian soldiers unloading stores from the Italian schooner HMS Maria Giovanna, captained by Lieutenant (Lt) Alfred “Pedlar” Palmer, Royal Navy Reserve, in Tobruk Harbour. Lt Palmer sailed into Tobruk Harbour weekly to deliver food and supplies to fellow Australians stationed there, prior to his capture in November 1941.