STARBOARD BOW VIEW OF THE BRITISH PASSENGER CARGO STEAMER GORGON, WHICH TOOK REINFORCEMENTS TO ...

Unit HMAS Kapunda
Places
Accession Number 303344
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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STARBOARD BOW VIEW OF THE BRITISH PASSENGER CARGO STEAMER GORGON, WHICH TOOK REINFORCEMENTS TO SINGAPORE AS PART OF CONVOY MS.1 IN 1942-01. ON 1943-04-13 SHE WAS BOMBED AND BADLY DAMAGED AT MILNE BAY BY JAPANESE AIRCRAFT. SHE WAS TOWED TO AUSTRALIA FOR REPAIRS BY THE CORVETTE HMAS KAPUNDA. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)