The British aircraft carrier HMS formidable going through the anti-submarine boom in Sydney ...

Unit Royal Navy
Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number P00444.047
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Sydney Harbour
Date made 23 August 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The British aircraft carrier HMS formidable going through the anti-submarine boom in Sydney Harbour. The blackened funnel was the result of a kamikaze aircraft which crashed on deck. The photograph was taken from George's Head and looks towards Green Point. (Naval Historical Collection)