TORPEDO GUN BOAT HMS BOOMERANG (EX HMS WHITING) SHOWING HER STARBOARD SIDE. BOOMERANG WAS ONE OF SEVEN WARSHIPS SUPPLIED AND MANNED BY THE ROYAL NAVY AS AN AUXILIARY SQUADRON FOR THE DEFENCE OF ...
ID number300001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionTORPEDO GUN BOAT HMS BOOMERANG (EX HMS WHITING) SHOWING HER STARBOARD SIDE. BOOMERANG WAS ONE OF SEVEN WARSHIPS SUPPLIED AND MANNED BY THE ROYAL NAVY AS AN AUXILIARY SQUADRON FOR THE DEFENCE OF AUSTRALIA. BOOMERANG ARRIVED IN SYDNEY IN 1891-09 AND RETURNED TO ENGLAND IN 1905, BEING SOLD AT PORTSMOUTH ON 1905-07-11. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)