The brave Tanker MS Ondina who fought the Japanese warships off West Australia and won!

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Royal Dutch Shell Tanker

The MS Ondina Story

1942 WWII encounter off the Western Australian Coast

A Great Painting of the Shell-tanker Ondina.”

 

This superb painting was completed & in 2010 by Dutch artist Fred Boom of the Shell tanker MS Ondina

She is seen with the Japanese raiders Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru during the battle

Provided by Mr. Willem Geluk and is used on this page with permission

 

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