HMAS Leeuwin II

Place Oceania: Australia, Western Australia
Accession Number ART21086
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 34.4 x 44.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon pencil with sanguine crayon heightened with white on paper
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Australia: Western Australia, Fremantle
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


Vessels of the Naval Auxiliary Patrol alongside the wharf. These former pleasure vessels (motor launches) are now engaged on full time patrol duties both on the river and in Gage Roads. Flageship of the "fleet" is 727 "Hiawatha". HMAS Leeuwin; unidentified naval patrol vessels (formerly pleasure vessels - motor launches) at wharf at HMAS Leeuwin (shore base)