Port Visit

Crew members of HMS Dragon (D46) pose on their ship during a visit to Brisbane, Australia, in the 1920s. Photo in the collections of the State Library of Queensland.

Location: Brisbane, Australia
Year
1924
AD/BC
AD
History

Visiting overseas ports give sailors the chance to visit new places and take a break from shipboard life. They also give the navy a chance to show off their ships, be it to impress allies or intimidate potential enemies.