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”.
Naval Historical Review
On 14 JULY 2012 a short letter was received from Mr Les Heap of Lane Cove providing brief information, which may be historically significant, on the Bathurst Class minesweeper HMAS […]
By Greg Swinden Having recently returned from a second deployment to the Middle East a colleague suggested that I put down in writing some of my thoughts and recollections of […]
I enclose the Holy Bible of HMS K13 which sank during trials in Gare Lock Scotland on 29 January 1917. Mr Charles Freestone was Leading Telegraphist on K13 at the […]
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 […]