Photo Gallery

1942

Drying racks at the Breakfast Creek camouflage net factory. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1942 January.

Queen St early in 1942 when the US troops started preparations for the War in the Pacific.

1942.

Dyeing materials for use in the production of camouflage nets. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1942

Washing out the excess dye. (courtesy NARA, College Park).

1942 December.

A convoy of troops fresh in from a battle in the Solomons on their way to a rest camp. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1942

A 2.5-ton truck towing an anti-aircraft gun swipe a pole and ended out in the river. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1942

Crane retrieving the Anti Aircraft gun from the Brisbane River. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943 January

Another Dutch ship used to carry up to 1000 troops. Hamilton. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943

Another Troop Transport ship in Brisbane 1943. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943, January

Another one of the buildings being constructed at Cannon Hill. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943

The US Navy Submarine base was at New Farm. Regularly the base would have a contingent of sailors from the submarines in port. Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943

Some mean firepower added to one of the Dutch vessels used during the war. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943

Many different types of vessels could be found in the Brisbane River. (courtesy NARA, College Park)

1943

A DAWK moving around the mouth of the river. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1943

The Dawk approaching the ramp. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

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