|Measurement||Overall: 40.5 x 45.7 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Hulk of "Voyager", Betano
HMAS Voyager became grounded on a sandbank at Betano Bay when landing Australian commando troops on Timor in 1942. It became impossible to shift her, charges were exploded aboard and she was set on fire. Any light moveable gear was handed to the commando force.