Negative - HMAS Adelaide, Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, World War II, 1939-1943 Image Reg. No: MM 114641

One of eleven black and white negatives previously housed in an envelope belonging to David Ralph Goodwin, RAN. The negatives depict battleships and portraits of sailors at Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour.

David Ralph Goodwin was born 14 November 1921 in Mordialloc. He enlisted 11 May 1938 in Melbourne, service number 22112, and became an Able Seaman. He served on HMAS Ships Perth (May 19, 1939-June 6, 1941), Vendetta (June 12, 1941-August 28, 1941), Hobart (August 29, 1941-September 4, 1942) and Cerberus (September 5, 1942-July 21, 1943). He was serving on the HMAS Cerberus in June 1943 when he was diagnosed as suffering from anxiety neuroses. He was discharged on 21 July 1943. He formed the ex-HMAS Perth Association in 1966.
Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
Description Of Content:
Crew on board the RAN light cruiser HMAS Adelaide at Cockatoo Island. View looking aft to the anchor chains, forward 6-inch gun, bridge and wheelhouse with main mast in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ralph Goodwin
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 91 mm (Height), 61 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, ships, sailors, naval forces, islands, battleships, harbours
Themes this item is part of: Able Seaman David Ralph Goodwin (aka Ralph Goodwin) (1921-2011), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: albums
Format: Negative: Black & White
Photographer: Mr David Goodwin - Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, 1939-1943
Place & Date Depicted: Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, 1939-1943

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