Unidentified gunners carry out gunnery practice aboard the light cruiser HMAS Melbourne. The ...

Accession Number EN0123
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Unidentified gunners carry out gunnery practice aboard the light cruiser HMAS Melbourne. The seated gunner is firing the gun. The man standing on the left is looking through a pair of binoculars to check the results of the exercise. The men on the right and at the back are cleaning the gun barrel; the two in the foreground are preparing to load the gun.

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