WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1954-08. AERIAL PORT BROADSIDE VIEW OF THE CORVETTE HMAS FREMANTLE (I) (M246) ...

Accession Number 300651
Collection type Photograph
Object type Polyester, Silver Gelatin
Physical description Polyester, Silver Gelatin
Maker RAAF Official photograph
Conflict Period 1950-1959
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WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1954-08. AERIAL PORT BROADSIDE VIEW OF THE CORVETTE HMAS FREMANTLE (I) (M246) AS A TRAINING SHIP. NOTE HER ARMAMENT OF TWO 40 MM BOFORS AA GUNS. HER TYPE 273 RADAR HAS BEEN REPLACED ON ITS PLATFORM ABOVE THE BRIDGE BY A TYPE 974 NAVIGATION RADAR. THE KITE/OTTERS AND FLOATS OF HER OROPESA MINESWEEPING EQUIPMENT CAN BE SEEN ON THE STERN. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)