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Voyager Sinking

Description : At about midnight on the moonless night of the 10th of February, 1964, after a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne, the destroyer HMAS voyager, lit by Melbourne's searchlight, sank with the loss of 82 lives. I was one of the about 600 men who watched in absolute silence from Melbourne's flight deck. I have had this picture in my head ever since.

NRN # : 000-37358-0217-01

DIMENSIONS : (Height - 67.50 cm X Width - 82.00 cm )

Medium on Base : Pastel on Paper

Genre : Other

Status :

On Display At : BUY NOW Oakhill Gallery Mornington

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Copyright : © Albert Riley



Born 1935 Yea, Victoria, but grew up on Mornington Peninsula.

Attended Tyabb, Mount Eliza, and Sorrento Primary Schools, and Frankston High School

Bricklayer, Seaman Gunner, Naval Fighter Pilot, Anti-Submarine Helicopter Pilot, Commercial Helicopter Pilot (Off-shore Oilfield Support), Computer Analyst/Programmer.

Konfrontation and Vietnam veteran.

Took up pastel drawing at 80, after retiring from competitive sailing.

Artshow: Oak Hill Gallery Members\' Exhibition 2017
Title: Autumn Dawn
Award: First Prize
Sponsor: Southern Buoy
Artshow: Oak Hill Gallery Little Archies
Title: Dorothy Violet Riley
Award: First Prize










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