|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
|Place made||At sea|
|Date made||12 February 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Flying Officer John G. Gorton (indicated by the arrow), later Prime Minister of Australia, among ...
Flying Officer John G. Gorton (indicated by the arrow), later Prime Minister of Australia, among survivors from the torpedoed Merchant Ship SS Derrymore (4,799 tons) who are being taken aboard HMAS Ballarat. The survivors, numbering 215, included 189 British Airmen.