United States (US) Anti-aircraft gun workshop and Royal Australian Air Force Warehouse and Offices

Dalgety & Co. Building and Sun Skill House


1-13 Sturt Street, Townsville 4810

The Dalgety Offices and motor showrooms were used as an assembly line for Anti-Aircraft (A/A) guns, predictors and sighting equipment during 1942–1943.

The Mt St John and Three Mile Creek A/A gun components were assembled here prior to June 1942.


Base Two, The Bayonet of Australia, Volume One, Notes from American War Records of World War Two, Vol 1. [Typescript held in North Queensland Collection, James Cook University].

The North Queensland Line: The Defence of Townsville in 1942". Ray Holyoak unpublished Honours Thesis, James Cook University, Townsville 1998.