Fremantle, Western Australia. November 1914. The troop transport Ascanius (A11) which was the ...

Accession Number H16157
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Mitchell, E L
Date made November 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Fremantle, Western Australia. November 1914. The troop transport Ascanius (A11) which was the first ship carrying troops to leave the area. It joined the ANZAC convoy on 3 November 1914 and proceeded in convoy to Colombo. After leaving Colombo the Ascanius rammed the troop transport Shropshire (A9) on 21 November 1914 but both ships were able to continue in convoy to Aden. (Donor A.W. Bazley)

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