The light cruiser HMAS Sydney steaming through the North Sea as seen from her fellow cruiser HMS ...

Unit HMAS Sydney
Place Oceans: Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Accession Number EN0464
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Atlantic Ocean: North Sea, Dogger Bank
Date made January 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The light cruiser HMAS Sydney steaming through the North Sea as seen from her fellow cruiser HMS Birmingham. An important German wireless call had just been intercepted. HMAS Sydney patrolled the North Sea with the Royal Navy's 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron from November 1916 until the surrender of the German High Seas Fleet in November 1918.