HMS Encounter served on the Australia Station and was later commissioned into the RAN. She played a vital role in defence of the eastern coast of Australia, and the anti raider patrols in the South West Pacific. She was regarded as “more beloved than any other unit of our fleet”.
By Richard Breckon Following from recent cover pictures of the June edition of the Review featuring Australian warships depicted on postage stamps the well known philatelist Richard Breckon has […]
Beneath the Dardanelles By Vehici and Hatice Basarin Published by Allen and Unwin in paperback, rrp $24.95. Reviewed by Barry Nobes This unusual book purports to present the sinking of […]