Topic: Naval Heritage and History
Patrol Boat crew from HMAS Bathurst's ATTACK SIX will embark on a historic Naval tour of Guadalcanal, exploring the Solomon Islands during the their off watch rotation next month.
Looking into the eyes of World War One soldiers, many of whom were killed on the battlefield in France within weeks of their photo being taken, was a poignant experience for Lieutenant Commander Ian Lumsden when he visited the exhibition ‘Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt’ on display at the Australian War Memorial earlier this week.
It’s almost 70 years since Royal Australian Navy Wireless/Transmitting Station Canberra commissioned as HMAS Harman on 1 July 1943.
Representatives from Japan, the United States, New Zealand, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, to mark the 71st anniversary of the sinking of the depot ship HMAS Kuttabul.