DARWIN, NT. 1942-02. THE SS PORTMAR, USED BY THE AMERICANS AS A TROOPSHIP IN THE UNSUCCESSFUL ...

Unit Transport ships
Places
Accession Number 134962
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

DARWIN, NT. 1942-02. THE SS PORTMAR, USED BY THE AMERICANS AS A TROOPSHIP IN THE UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO REINFORCE THE TIMOR GARRISON, IS SEEN BEACHED AFTER BEING DAMAGED IN THE FIRST JAPANESE AIR RAID ON THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND ON 1942-02-19.