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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Postby MikeJames » 16 Jan 2020 08:07

HMNZS Canterbury and HMAS Darwin operating together

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