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”.
Beneath the Dardanelles By Vehici and Hatice Basarin Published by Allen and Unwin in paperback, rrp $24.95. Reviewed by Barry Nobes This unusual book purports to present the sinking of […]
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 […]
Title: The Shores of Gallipoli Author: Tom Frame. Publisher: Hale & Iremonger 2000. Reviewed by: Peter Colthorpe. The legend of ANZAC is well known by all but few know of […]
Title: Stoker’s Submarine Authors: Fred & Elizabeth Brenchley Publisher: Harper Collins Nearly every Australian could tell you the history of the landing at Anzac Cove, on 25 April 1915, of […]
Dear Sirs, I read Mark Spencer’s article… “The Discovery of the AE2 – a WW1 Submarine” with great interest and agree that it is a story largely unknown in this […]
The diary of a Woy Woy man has become a vital piece of the puzzle for historians putting together the history of the Australian submarine AE2, which sank near Gallipoli […]