ART40675

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ID number ART40675
Title Crew members, HMAS 'Hobart'; resupply at sea in demilitarised zone off the coast of Vietnam
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement overall: 36 x 54.9 cm

Description

Crew members working on the deck of HMAS 'Hobart'. HMAS 'Hobart' was one of several Australian destroyers that operated on the gunline in the South China Sea with the US 7th Fleet. The crew are shown toiling with heavy equipment while entombed in the metallic grey confines of the ship.