Topic: HMAS Sydney (I)
Many communities throughout regional Australia have prominent links to Australia’s military history, from cenotaphs and statues to parks and locations. This is particularly true of the city of Wagga Wagga.
Twenty-one years before the first Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) members entered service due to a shortage of telegraphists during the Second World War, a young Tasmanian girl was enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy.
Mike Carlton, author of ‘First Victory 1914 - HMAS Sydney's Hunt for The German Raider Emden’ delivers annual Vernon Parker Oration in Canberra.
The Royal Australian Navy and the NSW Government today unveiled the restored mast of HMAS Sydney (I) – one of Australia’s most important monuments to ships and crew lost in war – at Bradleys Head on Sydney Harbour.
26 June 2013 marked a very special day for the many men and women who have served in a Royal Australian Navy Ship bearing the name of Sydney, as it marked 100 years since the commissioning of the very first ship of this name.