Hospital ship
ID numberART22153
Collection typeArt
TitleHospital ship "Ramb IV" at Haifa
MeasurementOverall: 39.5 x 43.2 cm; Frame: 57.5 x 61.3 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeBritish Mandate of Palestine: Palestine
Date made21 January 1942
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThis hospital ship was seized from the Italians as a reprisal for the deliberate sinking of several of ours. This painting was executed at the end of the trip on which she evacuated a large number of Australians from 2/3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Beirut, were evacuated, Haifa, Palestine.