|Place||Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Timor Sea|
|Measurement||image: 115 x 153 cm|
|Physical description||synthetic polymer paint, pastel on paper|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright
The doomed raft
Jan Senbergs collaborated with Col Madigan, one of the Armidale survivors to create this work which forms part of a series of ten paintings depicting the sinking of HMAS Armidale on 1 December 1942. This work depicts some of the survivors at sea upon the makeshift raft. Despite an attempted rescue by a Catalina on the eighth day, the men were tragically lost at sea.