The Old RAN

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Re: The Old RAN

Postby MikeJames » 14 Jan 2019 11:43

HMAS Quiberon seen after her conversion to a fast anti-submarine escort.

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Postby MikeJames » 15 Jan 2019 12:13

The RAN's eastern auxiliary

The frigates HMNZS Canterbury, Waikato, Otago & Taranaki entering Wellington Harbour, 12 Augustus 1979. A rare occasion for all four RNZN frigates (back then) to exercise together.

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Postby MikeJames » 16 Jan 2019 12:48

Given we have a new Supply under construction, here's a nice colour shot of the previous Supply at work, replenishing Perth.

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Jan 2019 11:40

HMAS Perth in Gatun Lake, Panama Canal, 2 March 1940. Note aircraft identification symbols on turret tops.

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Postby MikeJames » 18 Jan 2019 11:03

HMA Ships Vengeance and Sydney operating together in the early 1950s off the NSW coast.

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