(An extract from N Class by L. J. Lind and M. A. Payne) At 1806, during a high level bombing attack, Nestor was straddled by three 1,000 pound bombs. One
HMS NIZAM, (destroyer, ex-HMAS NIZAM), was paid off for breaking up.
The Q class destroyer HMAS QUADRANT was commissioned into the RAN after service in the RN. She replaced HMAS NIZAM on transfer to the RAN.
HMAS Nizam paid off and on the same day recommissioned as HMS Nizam. Her complement transferred to HMAS Quadrant and the Royal Navy complement from that ship manned Nizam for
The formal surrender of Japan was signed on the USS MISSOURI, (battleship), in Tokyo Bay. The RAN was represented by CDRE J. A. Collins, CB, and HMA Ships SHROPSHIRE, HOBART,