Torpedo overhaul on HMAS Napier
ID numberART23164
Collection typeArt
TitleTorpedo overhaul on HMAS Napier
MeasurementOverall: 31 x 45.6 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeCeylon: Colombo
Date made1945
Physical descriptioncrayon with blue and brown wash on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionRoyal Australian Navy, Admiralty Engineer Overseer; l-r: two unidentified Tamil boys employed as 'boiler boys' by Admiralty Engineer Overseer to help clean boilers, red-leading, painting and general cleaning, Able Seaman V, RANR, replacing cover plate, Bosun's Mate A B Menzies, RANR, passing behind torpedo, Leading Seaman N Hutchinson, RAN, replacing the gyro, Petty H D Stringer, RAN, holding a cover plate, and Able Seaman L Clark, RAN, turning the torpedo's screws to work oil through the engine