WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC. PORT SIDE DETAIL VIEW OF THE CORVETTE HMAS GAWLER (I) ALONGSIDE. NOTE THE ...

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Accession Number 300668
Collection type Photograph
Object type 3x4", Polyester, Silver Gelatin
Physical description 3x4", Polyester, Silver Gelatin
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC. PORT SIDE DETAIL VIEW OF THE CORVETTE HMAS GAWLER (I) ALONGSIDE. NOTE THE COVERED 40 MM BOFORS AA GUN ON THE DECKHOUSE. A TYPE 271 SURFACE SEARCH RADAR LANTERN CAN BE SEEN MOUNTED ABOVE THE BRIDGE ON THE LEFT CENTRE AND THE AERIAL FOR THE SC-1 AIR SEARCH SET FITTED AT THE TOP OF THE MAST IS JUST VISIBLE AT THE TOP LEFT. THE SHIP CARRIES NEITHER MINESWEEPING NOR ANTI SUBMARINE GEAR ON THE STERN. AT THE PIER IN THE BACKGROUND ARE THE TUGS EURO (LEFT) AND JAMES PATTERSON. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)