ART23164

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ID number ART23164
Title Torpedo overhaul on HMAS Napier
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made Ceylon: Colombo
Date made 1945
Medium crayon with blue and brown wash on paper
Measurement Overall: 31 x 45.6 cm

Description

Royal 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