Historical information

WW2, H.M.A.S. Whyalla


WW2, H.M.A.S. Whyalla painting

Physical description

1. Painting of H.M.A.S. Whyalla on survey duty off New Guinea in 1944 , framed in glass and wooden frame.
2. Separate small framed statement of the painting with details of the action being under-taken by H.M.A.S. Whyalla. hanging from the paniting frame middle/centre.

Inscriptions & markings

H.M.A.S. Whyalla
In 1944, while on survey duty off New Guinea, in preparation for a landing by infantry,
H.M.A.S. Whyalla was attacked by by Japanese aircraft. This is a portrayal of the attack, painted by a member of the crew
it was presented to Lara R.S.L. in March 1981 by Lindsay Dunsmuir, also a member of the crew.
Artist name B. Andeasen