SS Both detained with Smallpox - Woodman Point Quarantine Station

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SS Both detained with Smallpox

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The 2,608 ton KPM steamer Both, which helped transport the Australian troops of “Gull Force” to Ambon in December 1941, and later took part in the Operation Lilliput supply convoys to New Guinea in 1943.
The KPM steamer Both, came under quarantine juresdiction at Fremantle in 1942, but there appears to be no further information on this incident.

Complied by Earle Seubert
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