Avro Anson on coastal patrol, NSW

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales
Accession Number ART21081
Collection type Art
Measurement image; sheet: 33.8 cm x 40 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon pencil heightened with white on paper
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made 20 June 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This sketch was drawn whilst Frank Norton was flying on a sea patrol in an Avro Anson with 73 Squadron, RAAF. The squadron were protecting a convoy that were on anti-submarine duties. Seated at the wireless telegraphy table is the wireless aerial gunner, while the observer is going forward to check the wind drift.

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