Mediterranean sweep, HMAS "Hobart"

Place Mediterranean
Accession Number ART23790
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 55 x 60 cm; unframed: 40.5 x 45 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Norton, Frank
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


HMAS "Hobart", 7th Cruiser Squadron - HMS "Ajax" (Flagship), HMAS "Hobart" and HMS "Neptune" with destroyer screen at sea during a routine sweep of Eastern Mediterranean waters. Vessels in their "Zig-Zag" have just altered course and are crossing each others wakes. Aircraft and catapult on "Hobart" have been replaced by pom-pom guns. Crane remains for hoisting ships boats, Mediterranean Sea.