The Old RAN

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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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Postby MichaelB » 19 Jan 2019 10:34

Munga in Japan
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Postby MikeJames » 19 Jan 2019 20:12

The River class destroyer escort, HMAS Stuart (II) manoeuvring at sea.

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Jan 2019 08:28

The Bathurst Class Minesweeper HMAS Mildura at HMAS Moreton New Farm, Brisbane in the early 60's as a training ship. Mildura was scraped in 1969.

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Postby MichaelB » 21 Jan 2019 08:44

HMAS Perth before she became HMAS Perth.
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Postby fastone045 » 21 Jan 2019 12:17

Hi All,

Here are a few more,

HMAS Pirie
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HMAS Swan III
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HMAS Melbourne
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HMAS Albatross
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Postby MikeJames » 22 Jan 2019 06:45

Units of the RAN and the British Pacific Fleet in Sydney Harbour in October 1945

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Postby MikeJames » 23 Jan 2019 08:20

Truly the RAN's ugly duckling, HMAS Albatross recovers a Seagull seaplane.

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Postby MikeJames » 24 Jan 2019 13:39

HMS, later HMAS Shropshire, prior to her transfer to the RAN

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Postby MikeJames » 25 Jan 2019 08:27

The former Bathurst class corvette, later a tank cleaning vessel HMAS Colac.

Here being sunk off JB

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Postby MikeJames » 27 Jan 2019 10:21

HMS Stuart flying her decommissioning pennant in May 1933 prior to transferring to the RAN.

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Jan 2019 09:47

HMAS Brisbane II, HMAS Perth II and HMS Beaver, Sembawang, September 1992. It may be a Starfish exercise given the number of warships present.

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Jan 2019 18:21

Glass plate negative of HMAS Australia leading the new Fleet Unit of the RAN: HMAS Melbourne, Sydney and Encounter (with three funnels). Almost out of sight to the right are the 3 destroyers, Parramatta, Yarra and Warrego. Sydney Harbour, 4 October 1913.

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Postby MikeJames » 29 Jan 2019 09:01

The submarine rescue ship HMAS Protector, later Defence Maritime Services' Seahorse Horizon, now up for sale.

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Postby MikeJames » 30 Jan 2019 11:51

1924 shot of HMAS Adelaide coming alongside with battle cruiser HMS Repulse in the background

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Postby MikeJames » 31 Jan 2019 12:03

During the RAN 75th Anniversary Fleet Review, the review ship HMAS Cook passes the 45,000 ton battleship USS Missouri in Sydney Harbour

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Postby MikeJames » 01 Feb 2019 10:54

USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754) stern section tied up alongside USS Everett F. Larson (DD-830), after she was cut in two in a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne. June 2, 1969

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Postby MikeJames » 04 Feb 2019 12:07

Stalwart in company with the then RAN flagship HMAS Melbourne during a family day

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Postby MikeJames » 05 Feb 2019 10:13

The ill-fated Australian Hospital Ship Centaur

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Postby MikeJames » 06 Feb 2019 10:43

River class frigate HMAS Diamantina as a Hydrographic Survey ship in the late 70's.

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Postby glenhowells » 06 Feb 2019 13:29

Possibly late sixties with that style of pennant number
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Postby MichaelB » 07 Feb 2019 11:03

A well worn and war weary Barcoo.
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Postby MikeJames » 08 Feb 2019 09:47

HMAS Emu calling at Brisbane during her voyage south to Sydney in December 1959 on her way to be decommissioned.

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Postby MikeJames » 09 Feb 2019 07:54

The former Q class destroyer HMS Queenborough, post her conversion to a fast anti-submarine frigate for the RAN, the 'Queen Bee' in a long swell circa 1971.

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Postby MikeJames » 10 Feb 2019 09:43

Two shots of HMAS Duchess prior to her rebuild as a training ship.

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Postby RussF172 » 10 Feb 2019 11:47

She was loaned to, then purchased by the RAN following the collision and sinking of HMAS VOYAGER which was lost 55 years ago tonight (2056) after colliding with HMAS MELBOURNE.

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