Mexico (1773)

Dublin Core

Title

Mexico (1773)

Military Unit Item Type Metadata

Unit History

The Mexico loaded up 1200 RAAF personnel with equipment for Morotai on her first trip to Darwin. One Australian soldier was a bit shocked that on boarding the SS MEXICO they had to declare a temp oath of Allegiance to the USA and swear that any thing they saw on the SS MEXICO they could not talk about. The ship and its equipment was a war secret.

Locations

Darwin Harbour

Dates

15 January 1945 to 17 January 1945

Nation

United States of America

Service

Merchant Navy

Branch

Passenger
Cargo

Files

Collection

Citation

“Mexico (1773),” Northern Territory Library, accessed October 22, 2020, http://www.ntlexhibit.nt.gov.au/items/show/1684.

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