On This Day
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On This Day - 1914-1918
- December 28, 1918
HM Ships SWORDSMAN and TATTOO, (destroyers), were launched at English shipyards. Both vessels were transferred to Australia after hostilities ended, and were commissioned into the RAN.
- December 26, 1918
HMA Ships PARRAMATTA, SWAN, YARRA, and HUON, (torpedo boat destroyers), sailed from Ismid, in the Sea of Marmara, for Malta, where they were joined by sister ships TORRENS and WARREGO, for the voyage to England.
- December 25, 1918
CMDR W. Burrows assumed command of the Australian Torpedo Boat Destroyer Squadron.
- December 20, 1918
HMAS MOURILYAN, (auxiliary patrol vessel), was paid off and returned to her owners.
- December 11, 1918
HMAS BRISBANE, (light cruiser), arrived at Sevastopol to support White Russian forces in resisting the advance of the Bolshevik army.