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”.
I was very interested in reading about the disappearance of the AE1 submarine without a trace in 1914. I have an idea that it may have been sucked down by […]
This article was originally published in ‘Semaphore’, the newsletter of the Sea Power Centre – Australia. It is republished with the kind agreement of the Sea Power Centre. This year […]
Exercise Bersama Lima 2004 commenced in Singaporean and Malaysian waters. This major FPDA Exercise involved over 30 ships, 80 aircraft, and some 3,000 personnel. The RAN was represented by HMA […]
I FEEL THAT THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY of the Royal Australian Navy should not be allowed to slip away without brief mention of the operations carried out by the Navy in […]