Kite Balloon on HMAS Huon

Kite Balloon on HMAS Huon

Here we see a kite balloon being operated from the Australian River class destroyer HMS Huon, probably in the Adriatic in late 1917-early 1918. Note the rather flimsy looking 'basket' to the left of the funnel which contains the observer who went aloft under this balloon!

This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 June 2020), Kite Balloon on HMAS Huon , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hmas_huon_kite_balloon.html

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