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. ...
ID numberHOBJ0800
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerHobson, Phillip Oliver
Place madeJapan: Kure
Date made12 May 1950
DescriptionA 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.