HMAS Australia was a County-class heavy cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy.
British light cruiser Ajax (HMS Ajax, (22)), overlapping the exit from La Plata. After the battle with the German heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee, who retired to the raid in Montevideo, British ships blocked the exit from La Plata. In the background on the right is the British cruiser Cumberland (HMS Cumberland (57)). Source: Paul Kemp. “1939-1945. Der Kampf zur See ». Bechtermünz Verlag, 1995.