FROM A WESTERN DISTRICT FARM, far from sight or sound of the sea, to the gunroom of a battle-cruiser in the Grand Fleet within the space of four months – ...
HMAS Sydney I
First of the Line – HMAS Albatross, first aircraft carrier
WHEN THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER1 emerged from the 1914-18 war as a major weapon of war, it was inevitable that the Royal Australian Navy – with the largest island continent in ...
The Submarine AE2 in World War One
This Man Howden – Captain Harry L. Howden, CBE, RAN
The First England to Australia Submarine Voyage
Australian Naval Aviation – Part 4
Australian Naval Aviation – Part 3
Australian Naval Aviation – Part 2
Australian Naval Aviation – Part 1
THE HISTORY OF WORLD naval aviation began, tentatively, in the lighter-than-air era. As far back as November 1861, during the American Civil War, the Union Army Ã¢â‚¬â€œ employing maritime techniques Ã¢â‚¬â€œ released the Washington balloon from a remodelled coal barge, the G.W. Parke Curtis, to observe the enemy at BuddÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ferry. ...