Territory Stories

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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