Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), CMDR Chloe Griggs (author)
The Chief of Navy has awarded a Group Commendation to the crews of two Royal Australian Navy vessels involved in the search and rescue efforts following the 1964 collision of HMA Ships Melbourne (II) and Voyager (II).
Published on by LEUT John Cole (author), AB Chantell Bianchi (photographer)
On this day in 1964, the Royal Australian Navy aircraft carrier, HMAS Melbourne (II) collided with the Navy's Daring Class Destroyer, HMAS Voyager (II), off Jervis Bay, killing 81 sailors and one civilian dockyard worker.
Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (author)
A memorial church service was held at HMAS Creswell on Sunday 9 February 2014, for over 100 families and survivors of the tragic collision on 10 February 1964 between HMAS Voyager (II) and HMAS Melbourne (II) which resulted in the loss of 82 lives.