Tours - Garden Island (Sydney)

The Society offers 'group' tours of Garden island. See and learn about the history of this important naval site.

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On This Day

26 October 1888

Plans for a protected cruiser for the Victorian Navy were prepared by Sir William Armstrong & Co., England, and placed before the Victorian Government. The 1040 ton ship was designed to carry three 6-inch breech loaders, four 6lb guns, six 3lb guns, and six Gatling guns, in addition to two 18-inch torpedo tubes. The ship was never built.

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