SYDNEY, NSW. 1943. STARBOARD BOW VIEW OF THE HOSPITAL SHIP CENTAUR. NOTE THE PROMINENT RED ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number 302800
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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SYDNEY, NSW. 1943. STARBOARD BOW VIEW OF THE HOSPITAL SHIP CENTAUR. NOTE THE PROMINENT RED CROSSES AND GREEN LINES ON HER HULL. RED CROSSES ARE ALSO ATTACHED TO HER FUNNEL. THE CENTAUR WAS TORPEDOED AND SUNK WITH HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE BY A JAPANESE SUBMARINE ON 1943-05-14. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)