HMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA

Collection ID ART03605.004.001
Collection type Art
Title HMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7.3 x 12.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Date made 26 October 1914
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Depicts 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."

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