One of the 4 inch guns on the battle cruiser HMAS Australia. The ship originally carried eight ...

Accession Number EN0016
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: Scotland, Firth of Forth
Date made December 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

One of the 4 inch guns on the battle cruiser HMAS Australia. The ship originally carried eight 12 inch guns, 16 4 inch guns, four 3 pounders, five machine guns, and two 18 inch submerged torpedo tubes; she was the most heavily armed vessel (in terms of guns) ever to have served in the RAN.

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