PORT BOW VIEW OF THE DESTROYER HMAS VAMPIRE (I) (188) TRANSFERRING MAIL BY JACKSTAY. NOTE THE ...

Unit HMAS Vampire (1933-1942)
Accession Number 301605
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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PORT BOW VIEW OF THE DESTROYER HMAS VAMPIRE (I) (188) TRANSFERRING MAIL BY JACKSTAY. NOTE THE TWIN LEWIS .303 INCH MACHINE GUNS IN BRIDGE WINGS. THE SHIP IS PAINTED IN AN UNOFFICIAL CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME, THE COLOURS OF WHICH ARE PROBABLY 507A, THE DARKER GREY, AND 507C. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)