The fast troop transport HMAS SYDNEY, (CAPT L.J. Merson, RAN), and the supply ship HMAS JEPARIT, (CMDR A.A.C. Philip, RANVR), returned to Sydney, thus completing the RAN’s involvement in the Vietnam War. SYDNEY made 24 voyages to Vietnam, and JEPARIT made 43, carrying troops and supplies to the Australian forces involved in the fighting in Vietnam.
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