Rendering mines safe

Accession Number F01835
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 9 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Driver, Roy
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 10 May 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Tree Point, Port Keats, Darwin area, 10 May 1943. Royal Australian Naval RMS squad from HMAS Melville were transported to Tree Point on HMAS Southern Cross to render a Japanese naval mine safe. Shows the party wading ashore with equipment, RMS officer inspecting mine, rendering fuse safe, removing cover plate, packing mine with firewood to burn out explosive burning, squad having cup of tea.

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