HMS "Ajax" at Alexandria

Place Africa: Egypt, Alexandria
Accession Number ART24179
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 35.6 x 39.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Egypt: Alexandria
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


In her Zebra-like camouflage HMS "Ajax", Flagship of 7 Cruiser Squadron, at anchor in Alexandria Harbour. Moored to buoys are two of the many Vichy French ships interned in this port. Ships are flying Dutch flag in honour of Dutch International Day, Alexandria, Egypt.