|Unit||RAN Fairmile motor launches|
|Measurement||sheet: 44.6 x 58.4 cm|
|Physical description||coloured crayons with watercolour on paper|
Curtis, R Emerson
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Ryde|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Skeleton of a 'Fairmile'
Prefabricated bulkheads and partially built hull of Fairmile motor torpedo boat at Halvorsen's Yard, River, Ryde (to be used by RAAF for air-sea rescue) In the background is the ribbed hull of a Fairmile. Her sides will be sheathed in a waterproof plywood skin. 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.