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HMAS Heros

Details:

Title
HMAS Heros
Collection
WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945
Date
2021
Location
Darwin Harbour
Nation of service
Australia
Service
Navy
Service branch
Tugboat
Unit
HMAS Heros
Date arrived in NT
1945-08
History
Commissioned from 13 January 1943. Heros and King Salvor class salvage vessel, HMS Salvestor towed the floating dock AFD18 from Darwin to Milne Bay. Little is known about the HMS Salvestor.
Notes
Metadata: Attribution International 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Language
English
Subject
Second Word War, 1939-1945; Bathurst; Royal Australian Navy; Tugboat; HMAS Heros; Navy
File type
image/jpeg
Use
No known copyright
Copyright owner
Australian War Memorial
License
https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/pubic-domain/pdm
Related links
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C227546 [Australian War Memorial : Photograph 300754, Second World War, 1939-1945]; http://www.navy.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/HENRY-D-THOREAU_HOWELL-LYKES.pdf [Heros (0756) p.57]
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842492
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842492
Related items
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842790

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