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Booklet - The Takadaussie

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 1 Victoria Parade Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Beige and black booklet with photograph of three primitive barges surrounded by ornate border
Size
22cm W x 28cm L
Object Registration
363
Keywords
h.m.a.t takada
Historical information
The Takadaussie - Journal of H.M.A.T "Takada" voyaging Devonpart to Australia - Souvenir Copy August 1919 Colombo
Built in 1914 by the British India Steam Navigation Company originally for the Indian-chinese trade. The Takada was used as a hospital ship making numerous trips with sick and wounded soldiers. On the signing of the Armistice she made three trips carrying repatriated prisoners of war before transporting Australian troops home.
When Made
August 1919
Last updated
29 Jun 2018 at 6:08PM