Island sailors (Navy in focus)

Accession Number F03057
Collection type Film
Measurement 19 min 24 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/colour/sound
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Donovan, Vincent
Green, David
Place made Australia
Date made 1960s
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Promotional film on the work of Royal Australian Navy in training of the Papuan New Guinea sailors on the naval base HMAS Tarangau, Manus Island, PNG. Recruitment of young Papuan and New Guineans for the RAN PNG Division. Technical and trades training to service and maintain the patrol boats including further schooling at HMAS Nirimba, NSW. Recuits selected for officer training are sent to HMAS Cerberus.

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