Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 1942 in a book called HMAS, the first of an annual collection of articles and pictures compiled and distributed throughout WW II ...
RMS Operations by the RAN in the Pacific – World War II
The Dubai Princess and the Pirates
Loss of HMAS Yarra – 4 March, 1942
HMAS Yarra, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Robert ‘Oscar’ Rankin, was sunk while defending a convoy against a vastly superior Imperial Japanese Navy squadron commanded by Vice Admiral Nobutake ...
Operation ASTUTE: The RAN In East Timor
Report of Engagement between HMAS Sydney and Kormoran
Torres Strait – Small-ship Refuelling Stopovers
Thursday Island and nearby Horn Island in the Torres Strait were always welcome stopovers for fuel or water for so many WWII Fairmile patrol vessels as they ‘went north’ to ...