15 September 2009

Convoy

On this day in Trincomalee, Ceylon, 1941, the Queen Mary (left) and the Queen Elizabeth (right), comprised convoy US.12A, transporting Australian troops to the Middle East. The Queen Mary, aka Gray Ghost, is refuelling. This picture was taken from the cruiser HMAS Canberra.

Source:
Australian Naval Historical Collection

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