HMAS Nizam was an N-class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy.

After completing sea trials, Nizam was assigned to Scapa Flow, where…

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HMAS Voyager (D04) was a Daring class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). #2C

HMAS Voyager was a Daring class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

The Kent class cruiser HMAS Canberra. Early on 9 August1942, Japanese cruisers entered the channel between Savo Island and Guadalcanal. The Japanese opened fire at 1.43 am and ceased fire about 30 minutes later by which time HMAS Canberra and three American cruisers the Vincennes, Astoria and Quincy had been fatally damaged. The Japanese suffered little damage and the Battle of Guadalcanal would continue.

The Battle of Savo Island was naval action fought in the early hours of 9 August 1942 in which the Japanese surprised US and Australian warships sinking fo

HMAS Melborne, 1977 Queens Silver Jubilee.

HMAS Melborne, 1977 Queens Silver Jubilee.

HMAS Voyager, D04. Daring Class Destroyer. Sister to Vendetta D08 and Vampire D11. Replaced by HMAS Duchess D154 (ex Royal Navy) after a famous collision with HMAS Melbourne on the 10th of February 1964. 82 of the 314 ships company died as a result.

Sister to Vendetta and Vampire Replaced by HMAS Duchess (ex Royal Navy) after a famous collision with HMAS Melbourne on the of February 82 of the 314 ships company died as a result.

HMAS Perth circa 1939. Seems to be entering Harbour, with some of the Ship's Company lining the upper Deck in their "Sixes" and the Starboard Whaler extended over the side on her Davit arms. This beautiful Ship was to be sunk along with USS Houston in the Sunda Straits in Indonesia, both ships fighting to the death against a superior Japanese Naval force. Many died on both vessels, with survivors imprisoned and put to work on the infamous "Burma Railway". Not that many survived that!

HMAS Perth was a modified Leander-class light cruiser operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the early part of World War II.

Vintage photographs of battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers.: Heavy cruiser HMAS Australia in October 1937.

Vintage photographs of battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers.: Heavy cruiser HMAS Australia in October

HMAS Sydney, Australian light cruiser, WW2

Royal Australian Navy in World War 2 - Ship Histories, Convoy Escort Movements, Casualties, killed and died

Derwent HK 72

Derwent HK 72

Royal Australian Navy, Battleship

H.M.A.S. Tobruk.

HMAS Tobruk was a battle class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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