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Photograph - HMAS Australia

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
A colour photograph of HMAS Australia (D84) in a gold colour frame.
Size
32.2 cm x 26.2 x 1.5 cm
Object Registration
GRSL155
Keywords
hmas australia (84), ran, heavy class cruiser
Historical information
The HMAS Australia (D84) was launched in March 1927, commissioned in April 1928 and de commissioned in August 1954. The HMAS Australia (D84) was a County-class heavy cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy.
When Made
Late 20th Century
Made By
No makers listed. (Maker)
Significance
The HMAS Australia (D84) was Commissioned in 1928 and de Commissioned in 1954. These photographs show the ship during her service in the Leyte Gulf and Lingayen Gulf 1944 - 1945.
Inscriptions & Markings
There are six (6) small photographs of the HMAS Australia during its period at sea at Leyte Gulf and Lingayen 1944-1945.
There is a history of the dates/time the ship was attacked and the personnel losses per attack.
The photograph has been signed by D E Shinkfield.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM