PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. 1942-01-03. AERIAL VIEW OF THE CONVOY ZK.5. THE THREE LEADING ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Accession Number 302817
Collection type Photograph
Object type Paper (Resin-coated), Silver Gelatin
Physical description Paper (Resin-coated), Silver Gelatin
Maker HMAS Canberra
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. 1942-01-03. AERIAL VIEW OF THE CONVOY ZK.5. THE THREE LEADING SHIPS ARE, FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, THE SLOOP HMAS SWAN AND THE LIGHT CRUISERS HMAS PERTH AND HMNZS ACHILLES. THE FOUR FUNNELLED LINER IN THE CENTRE IS THE TRANSPORT AQUITANIA. THE TRANSPORTS SARPEDON AND HERSTEIN ARE TO PORT AND STARBOARD RESPECTIVELY. BRINGING UP THE REAR ARE THE HEAVY CRUISERS HMAS CANBERRA AND AUSTRALIA (CAMOUFLAGED). (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)