Crew members, HMAS 'Hobart'; resupply at sea in demilitarised zone off the coast of Vietnam

Units
Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number ART40675
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 55.6 cm x 74.6 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on hardboard
Maker McFadyen, Ken
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

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.

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