|Place||Europe: United Kingdom|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||United Kingdom|
|Date made||June 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Captain John Collins CB photographed at the handing over of HMS Shropshire to the RAN. Captain ...
Captain John Collins CB photographed at the handing over of HMS Shropshire to the RAN. Captain Collins (later Sir John Collins, KBE, CB) accepted the British Cruiser on behalf of the Australian government as a replacement for HMAS Canberra that had been recently lost in action.