The Daring class destroyer HMAS VOYAGER, (CAPT G. J. B. Crabb, DSC, RAN), was commissioned. VOYAGER was laid down in Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney, and launched on 1 March 1952. Mrs Menzies, (Wife of the Prime Minister Mr. R. G. Menzies), performed the launching ceremony. VOYAGER was tragically sunk on 10 February 1964, when rammed by HMAS MELBOURNE, (aircraft carrier), whilst on exercise south-east of Jervis Bay, NSW.
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