Photo Gallery


An LCT moored at Bulimba Camp A.

1944 May

Fast Supply vessel. US Army. (courtesy NARA, College Park).


Tugboats moored at Bulimba Small Ships. The sawtooth roof building was part of J Kitchen's soap works prior to the war.


WT Tugs moored at J Kitchen Jetty, Bulimba Camp A Bulimba.


Watts and Wright boatyard building Small Ships for the war effort. (Photo courtesy NARA, College Park.).


A Mine Yawl used at the Small Ships Section, Bulimba. (Courtesy NARA, College Park.).


Mine Yawl towing Barge to its mooring at Bulimba. Old J Kitchen building in Background.

Pre war

Love and Clacher sheds, pre war. ( C Porter photo)


During WWII aircraft were brought to Bulimba where materials were melted down for recycling. This also continues for a few years after the war. (Photo courtesy SLQ)


Trainees racing on Hamilton Reach. Check out the background for the Boatyards and residences. (Source Unknown)

1944, January

Oakum stored at Bulimba Shed #1. Oakum is used to caulk in between planks in shipbuilding. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1944 January

Several of the towboats used by the US Army at Bulimba. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1944, October.

Matilda tanks were stored in a Warehouse in Banya St. When the building was demolished the floor was considered to be extremely thick. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944, October.

419th Signal Company, Signal and Receiving Station, Brisbane. (Courtesy NARA, College Park.).


Over the river, there was plenty of traffic heading to the wharves and warehouses.

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