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”.
History - WW1
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 […]
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 […]