Territory Stories

ML 809

Details:

Title

ML 809

Collection

WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945

Date

2021

Location

Darwin Harbour

Nation of service

Australia

Service

Navy

Service branch

Fairmile Ship

Unit

ML 809

Date arrived in NT

1943-12

Date left the NT

1944

Honours and awards

Battle Honour, Pacific 1941-1945

History

ML 809 patroled outside the boom gates and escorted submarines into Darwin Harbour from rendezvous points at sea. She also performed convoy escort duty to Milingimbi.

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; Fairmile; Motor launch; Patrol boat; Royal Australian Navy; ML 809; 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/C21949 [Australian War Memorial : Photograph 106661, Second World War, 1939-1945]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=32314 [RAN Fairmile ships]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=34699 [Fairmile Ships]; https://www.navy.gov.au/customs-and-traditions/battle-honours [Royal Australian Navy : Battle Honours]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842515

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842828


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