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D A Sheehy

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First name: D

Middle name: A

Last name: Sheehy

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D. A. Sheehy was an Engineer Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve. He served on H.M.S. Orama, which was fitted out as an armed merchantman in 1914. After action in the South Atlantic ocean the Orama came to Sydney, N.S.W. for repairs, 20 Oct. 1915. She was transferred to the South Eastern patrol on 27 Nov. 1915. When conveying Australian troops, she was hit by a German submarine ca. 28 Oct. 1917

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

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