|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin|
|Date made||19 February 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Merchant vessels Barossa and Neptuna burning in Darwin Harbour near the jetty after receiving ...
Merchant vessels Barossa and Neptuna burning in Darwin Harbour near the jetty after receiving direct hits during the first Japanese air raid on 19 February 1942. SS Neptuna later exploded and sank while the Barossa was towed clear of the explosion and was later salvaged.