HMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA
ID numberART03605.004.001
Collection typeArt
TitleHMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7.3 x 12.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Place madeAustralia: Western Australia
Date made26 October 1914
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionDepicts the HMAS 'Melbourne' coming into the harbour at Albany, Western Australia. A number of smaller ships are also entering the harbour behind HMAS 'Melbourne'. Inscription to the right side of the sketch: "Left Albany with the fleet of 42 Transports on 1st November, beside the 'Melbourne'. There were the 'Sydney', 'Minataur' and a Jap destroyer."