Army supply boats on assembly line

Accession Number ART21359
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 39.3 x 28.4 cm; card: 51.1 x 32.3 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description black conte crayon, coloured crayon, pencil on paper
Maker Curtis, R Emerson
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Ryde
Date made March 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The assembly line at Halvorsen's Yard, Ryde, Parramatta River, NSW, showing Australian and Norwegian shipwrights constructing high speed boats for the Australian and American armies. All the craft are of timber construction and range from Fairmile motor launches to fast supply boats and search and rescue launches for the RAAF.