TSS Islander on her trials
View of a white-hulled cargo and passenger ship at sea. Order number 416. Her bridge and engines are amidships. She has substantial bridgehouse and poop superstructures. The hull is punctured by several large rectangular windows.
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Islander's appearance suggests she was ordered for island navigation in the tropics. A merchant ship of that name served with the Australian Navy around New Guinea during World War Two in the struggle against the Japanese .