HMAS TORRENS, (torpedo boat destroyer), and HM Ships JACKAL and HORNET, (destroyers), engaged five Austrian destroyers in a running gun battle in the Adriatic Sea. The Austrian vessels turned away
HMAS Torrens I
Two Italian destroyers collided and sank during a storm in the Mediterranean. The Allied destroyers HMAS TORRENS and HMS REDPOLE were dispatched to rescue survivors. During the rescue operation 18
The Australian destroyer flotilla, HMA Ships WAREGO, PARRAMATTA, YARRA, SWAN, TORRENS, and HUON, began patrol operations in the Mediterranean, at the mouth of the Adriatic Sea, from a base at
The Australian Government agreed to send HMA Ships WARREGO, PARRAMATTA, YARRA, SWAN, TORRENS, and HUON, to European waters, following and urgent request from Britain. This request clearly indicated Australia did
HMA Ships HUON, SWAN, and TORRENS, (torpedo boat destroyers), joined the contraband patrol at Sandakan.