"Coastal patrol - The convoy"

Accession Number ART21784
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 33 x 40 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon pencil on paper
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Nowra
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A convoy of merchant ships with naval escort as seen from 1700 feet. Sketch made from observer's seat in an Avro Anson from 73 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, on escort duty. The plane is making one of it's last runs across the convoy before dark when it returned to its base at Nowra, New South Wales.