Napoleon Bonaparte, The Royal Navy and Me

Chatswood RSL, Sydney 446 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, New South Wales

Background Napoleon Bonaparte is mostly known for his military activities. However, in the latter part of his life, the Royal Navy featured strongly.   And indeed, some of the procedures adopted

The Sydney / Kormoran Battle and Locating the Ships

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NHSA Online zoom presentation by Gillian Lewis & Noel Phelan     Overview The 19th November was the 79th anniversary of the battle between HMAS SYDNEY II and HSK KORMORAN

THE HMAS AUSTRALIA II STORY

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Overview World War One had been the 'war to end all wars' and the Australian government in line with saving money and British influence began scrapping and scuttling the major

Australia In Antarctica

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AUSTRALIA IN ANTARCTICA Zoom Presentation: Wednesday,1100, 13th. October 2021 Overview: The cessation of World War II hostilities prompted the Commonwealth Government to establish a permanent base in the Australian Antarctic

Nuclear Power Generation – An Alternative for New South Wales

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Overview: - Between 2022 and 2042, the remaining five coal-fired power stations in NSW are scheduled to close. The plan in the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap is to replace the

The Long Journey Home – The Story of the Unknown Serviceman

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THE LONG JOURNEY HOME THE STORY OF THE UNKNOWN SERVICEMAN FROM HMAS SYDNEY II Zoom Presentation: Wednesday, 1100, 17th November 2021 Overview Hear how science and perseverance are helping solve

Nuclear Powered Submarines for Australia

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Overview: The announcement on 16 September of the historic AUKUS Alliance a trilateral security partnership, caught us all by surprise. In hindsight however, its origin can be traced to recent

The Story of the KRAIT

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THE STORY OF THE KRAIT Zoom Presentation: Wednesday, 1100, 15th. December, 2021 Overview The story of KRAIT is one of extraordinary bravery, endurance and secrecy. Operation Jaywick involved the KRAIT

Operation Corporate – The Retaking of the Falklands

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Overview: - The decades of failure by the British Foreign Office to value the sovereignty of Falkland Islands or the rights of the islanders, and to consider a possible lease