24W-41A Argus II (c/n
Another Lend lease Argus which found
its way to Australia arrived in December 1954, having
been civilianized in
the U.K. as G-AJSG (former RAF
HB600). [The first VH-DDG, a Moth
only just been re-registered VH-TNT at the time]. This
second iteration of the rego
was imported by David
Gray and Co P/L of Maylands, Perth and registered in January 1955.
It was used in
support of their aerial agricutural fleet of Tiger Moths.
My shot (above) was
after it arrived. The image below, from the Geoff Goodall
shows it at
Maylands in May 1958 at the time of its sale to Berrinvale Grazing Co,
of 'Hill Spring'
Station via Carnarvon
WA. In 1958 VH-DDG was re-registered VH-EMF and then,