On This Day
1960-1975 > Vietnam era
On This Day - 1960-1975
- December 27, 1975
725 Squadron, flying the Wessex, decommissioned
- December 3, 1975
HMAS OTAMA, (Oberon class submarine), was launched by Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, in Greenock, Scotland. She was the last of the Oberon class submarines built for the RAN.
- November 24, 1975
HMAS ANZAC, (Battle class destroyer), was sold out of service for breaking up in Hong Kong.
- November 17, 1975
RADM G. V. Gladstone was appointed Flag Officer Commanding Her Majesty’s Australian Fleet. His flagship was HMAS SUPPLY.
- October 5, 1975
HMAS SYDNEY, (aircraft carrier and fast troop transport), was sold for breaking up in South Korea.