An international fleet of 48 vessels from 10 nations visited Sydney for the Bicentenary of CAPT James Cook’s landing. Six of the ships were sail-training vessels:NIPPON MARU, (Japan), LIBERTAD, (Argentina),
HMAS QUEENBOROUGH, (frigate), made a high speed dash from Hobart to Macquarie Island, to rescue a seriously ill scientist of the Australian Antarctic Expedition.
HMAS Queenborough recommissioned for service as a training ship
HMAS QUEENBOROUGH, (frigate), struck HMS TABARD, (submarine), while exercising off Sydney. Both vessels were damaged but returned to Port under their own power.
HMA Ships QUIBERON and QUEENBOROUGH, (destroyer escorts), carried out a search north of Singapore for the cargo vessel KAWI, which had signalled for assistance. A boat from the vessel, with