A view of the deck of HMS Unicorn dressed with flags to mark the 13th anniversary of the King's ...

Accession Number HOBJ0800
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

A view of the deck of HMS Unicorn dressed with flags to mark the 13th anniversary of the King's Coronation. HMS Unicorn and HMAS Shoalhaven, also in harbour, fired a simultaneous salute of 21 guns. Crew are working on their tasks and on the stern deck aircraft are sitting with their wings folded. HMS Unicorn is an aircraft carrier and maintenance ship.