The Old RAN

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Postby MikeJames » 05 Oct 2019 15:11

County-class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia in Port Melbourne, 22nd October 1948

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Postby MikeJames » 10 Oct 2019 13:51

Sydney (III) as a troop transport, departing GI.

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Oct 2019 10:48

HMAS Australia (D84) pre-war

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Postby MikeJames » 19 Oct 2019 10:13

RAN Tribal-class destroyers in line ahead, c. 1946-1950.

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Postby MikeJames » 19 Oct 2019 10:14

Captain John Collins, CB, RAN leads his men with 'three cheers' following Shropshire's commissioning in the RAN.

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Postby MikeJames » 23 Oct 2019 15:23

HMAS Brisbane I, the original 'Steel Cat'

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Postby MikeJames » 02 Nov 2019 16:06

RAN Wessex with RN T class submarine Trump

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Postby MikeJames » 04 Nov 2019 06:49

HMAS Darwin (04) on May 3.1992. Preparing to board a merchant ship during operation Damask.

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Nov 2019 08:01

HMAS Vampire approaches as Melbourne's band tunes up, 1960s.

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Postby MikeJames » 20 Nov 2019 08:35

HMVS Cerebus, later to become HMAS Cerebus. Bought by the colony of Victoria prior to Australia becoming a Commonwealth

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Nov 2019 08:24

Bicentennial Navy! DDG HMAS Hobart and FFGs Canberra and Darwin leaving Hobart, 1988

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Nov 2019 08:47

HMAS Melbourne at speed

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Dec 2019 13:16

County-class heavy cruiser HMAS Shropshire enters Sydney Harbor following her transfer from the RAN

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Postby MikeJames » 16 Dec 2019 13:50

RAN carrier group consisting of R21 Melbourne and destroyers D08 Vendetta and D04 Voyager , 1959.

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Postby MikeJames » 22 Dec 2019 15:16

Troops embark on the light cruiser HMAS Sydney en route for Crete, July 1940

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Jan 2020 11:56

Eight Fairey Firefly FR.1 and seven Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 overfly Majestic-class HMAS Sydney, c. 1949.

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HMNZS Canterbury and HMAS Darwin operating together

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Postby MichaelB » 19 Jan 2020 20:32

A war weary Napier entering Madagascar after the success of the invasion. From an album of an Able Seaman who took his camera to sea.
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Melbourne (R21) turns away from USS Enterprise (CVN-65) during exercise Kangaroo Two as a Kiwi watches on.

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Postby MikeJames » 27 Jan 2020 09:51

HMAS Perth fires on North Vietnamese coastal defense sites from her station aft of USS Newport News (CA-148) during an Operation Sea Dragon gunfire support mission, 23 February 1968.

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Postby MikeJames » 02 Feb 2020 20:19

Overhead view HMAS Australia in the Panama Canal, March, 1935

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Postby MikeJames » 15 Feb 2020 23:34

A Fairey F.17 Campania seaplane alongside the battlecruiser HMAS Australia, during WWI

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Postby MikeJames » 01 Mar 2020 10:58

Indefatigable-class battlecruiser HMAS Australia.

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Postby MikeJames » 24 Mar 2020 13:27

Lovely wartime shot of HMAS Sydney II

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Postby MikeJames » 02 Apr 2020 15:29

HMAS Australia underway in Hudson River off New York City heading upstream, c. 1932-1933.

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HMAS Quiberon, HMS Aurora and a Fiji class cruiser in Algiers, December 1942

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Apr 2020 10:22

HMAS Melbourne sails into Sydney Harbour for the last time, flying her decommissioning pendant signifying its last voyage with the Royal Australian Navy on 27 September 2019.

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She has since been repainted and given a new number for her new owners, the Chilean Navy.

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Apr 2020 13:14

A tower of smoke and steam pours from the Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni just before she sinks after action with the HMAS Sydney, July 19, 1940

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Apr 2020 13:28

The three DDGs alongside

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2020 16:59

HMAS Vendetta entering Jacquinot Bay, New Guinea, Nov 4, 1944. Old and tired after hard-service, Vendetta has had her main armament halved and additional close range AA added.

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