HMAS MANOORA, ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER, FITTED WITH SEVEN 6 INCH GUNS. THE MANOORA, FORMERLY A ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide
Accession Number 059483
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

HMAS MANOORA, ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER, FITTED WITH SEVEN 6 INCH GUNS. THE MANOORA, FORMERLY A 10,856 TON AUSTRALIAN COASTAL PASSENGER LINER OWNED BY THE ADELAIDE STEAMSHIP COMPANY, WAS REQUISITIONED ON THE 1939-10-14 BY THE NAVAL BOARD, FOR CONVERSION TO AN A.M.C.