Fact sheets, models, maps and charts illustrate the pivotal role played by the merchant navy in World War 2.
The transport of fuel, ammunition, food and troops is essential to the war effort. Losses of ships due to enemy action in Australian waters are shown by tabulated maps.
A superb model of an ocean liner the Aquitania which carried as many as 14000 troops at a time dominates the display.
Illustrated is a diorama of the typical cargo and passenger ships
used during World War 2