HMAS SYDNEY, (cruiser), arrived in her name port on her maiden voyage.
HMAS Sydney II
HMAS Australia (II) arrived in Sydney after an absence of 615 days on exchange service in company with HMAS Sydney who made her long awaited entry through Sydney Heads and into Port Jackson where her arrival was viewed from the shore by thousands of citizens who had turned out to see her. As she slowly made her way through the channel she was saluted with the sound of ferry whistles as she made her way to a buoy off Garden Island.
HMA Ships AUSTRALIA and SYDNEY, (cruisers), were attached to the Mediterranean Fleet during the Abyssinian crisis.
HMAS SYDNEY, (cruiser), joined HMAS AUSTRALIA in ADML Sir Max Horton’s 1st Cruiser Squadron at Malta.
HMA Ships AUSTRALIA and SYDNEY, (cruisers), fired a 21-gun royal salute at sea on the accession to the throne of Edward VIII.