Twin guns possibly of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier and maintenance ship HMS Unicorn. On the ...

Accession Number HOBJ0796
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Place made Japan: Kure
Date made 12 May 1950
Conflict British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Twin guns possibly of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier and maintenance ship HMS Unicorn. On the deck are two crew members with small two wheeled motorised vehicles, possibly used for towing aircraft HMS Unicorn and HMAS Shoalhaven dressed their ships and fired simultaneous salutes of 21 guns, to mark the 13th anniversary of the King George VI's Coronation.