On This Day
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On This Day - 1914-1918
- November 25, 1918
HMAS PARRAMATTA, (torpedo boat destroyer), entered the Black Sea. PARRAMATTA was employed as a dispatch boat between Sevastopol and Constantinople.
- November 22, 1918
HMS TASMANIA was launched at Beardmore’s Yard, UK. The destroyer was transferred to the RAN in 1919.
- November 21, 1918
HMA Ships AUSTRALIA, (battle cruiser), SYDNEY, and MELBOURNE, (cruisers), were present at the surrender of the German Fleet in the Firth of Forth, Scotland.
AUSTRALIA led the Port Division of the British Fleet, while MELBOURNE and SYDNEY were in their normal places in the 2nd light cruiser squadron.
- November 17, 1918
HMAS PARRAMATTA, (torpedo boat destroyer), received on board two released POWs taken when HMAS AE2, (submarine), was sunk in the Sea of Marmara.
- November 13, 1918
HMAS PARRAMATTA, (torpedo boat destroyer), stood off the Sultan’s Palace at Constantinople, as a unit of the British and French Fleet occupying the Turkish capital.