HMAS Voyager run aground, 1945

HMAS Voyager run aground, 1945

Here we see what was left of the W class destroyer HMAS Voyager after three years on the beach at Betano, Portuguese Timor. She ran aground in September 1942 and after attempts to re-float her failed she was attacked by Japanese aircraft then abandoned and scuttled by her crew.

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

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (22 May 2021), HMAS Voyager run aground, 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hmas_voyager_aground_1945.html

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