TitleAustralian Hospital Ship CentaurDescriptionAustralian Hospital Ship Centaur docked at Port of Brisbane. The AHS Centaur was sunk by the Japanese Submarine I-177 on 14 May 1943 off Stradbroke Island. The shipwreck was discovered 30 nautical miles due east from the southern tip of Moreton Island.Dateca. 1943CollectorPrindable, HoraceLanguageEnglishRecord typeArtworkFormat typePhysicalOriginal format colourColourOriginal format descriptionFramed artworkNotesThe item had been prominently displayed in the family home since it was obtained by Horace Prindable. He recalled that he returned to Brisbane on the AHS Centaur. His service indicates that he left the service in September 1942, slightly before the ship was commission as a hospital ship.
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