Damage to the hull of the United States of American cargo vessel Peter H Burnett seen from the ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Cockatoo Island
Accession Number 305901
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker RAN Historical Collection
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Cockatoo Island
Date made February 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Damage to the hull of the United States of American cargo vessel Peter H Burnett seen from the bottom of Sutherland Dock, part of the Cockatoo Island Dockyard, in Sydney. The ship was torpedoed by the Japanese submarine I-21, 420 miles east of Sydney on 22 January 1943.