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Commemorative Centenary service for HMAS AE1 in Rabaul and Sydney 14 September 2014

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Service to commemorate the loss of HMAS AE1ADDRESS by Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer CSC* RAN, Commander Australian Fleet, to the Commemorative Service marking the centenary of the loss of Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 off New Britain on 14th September 1914.

A note on the passing of Rear Admiral ‘Oscar’ J Hughes AM RAN (Rtd.)

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RADM_Owen_HughesOWEN 'Oscar' Hughes was born in Waikerie, South Australia, in 1935, Oscar Hughes joined the Royal Australian Naval College in 1951. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Melbourne University in 1958 and following weapons application training in the United Kingdom he spent most of the succeeding years in aircraft engineering and project appointments at Naval Air Station Nowra, in HMAS Melbourne, and overseas.

Bert Reed – forgotten naval hero of the German New Britain conflict

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Circa 1925 Bert ReedBert Reed is a forgotten naval hero of the German New Britain conflict. His grandson ALBERT CATON tells the story

Events to mark 100 years since AE1 was lost

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[caption id="attachment_1535" align="alignleft" width="150"]AE1 in dock at Barrow AE1 in dock at Barrow[/caption]
Michael White, President of AE1 Inc, reports
THIS is a short report on the events held in PNG, Australia and the UK of events to mark the 100 years to the day since AE1 was lost off Duke of York island on 14th September 1914.

Colours ceremony on Japanese warships Sydney Sept 2014

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2014-09-14 japanCOLOURS ceremony on Japanese warships visiting Sydney in September 2014.

Launch of the War at Sea WW1 Travelling Exhibition

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IN THE 8th century BCE the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah eventually fell to the might of the invading Assyrian army. The prophet Isaiah...

Invidious choices – the German East Asia Squadron and the RAN in the...

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SMS Emden beachedON THE the morning of 4 November 1914 news reached the Admiralty of the disaster that had overtaken Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock at Coronel on the evening of 1 November. DESMOND WOODS takes up the story of what happened and what might have been.

World naval developments — August 2014

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NormanFriedman2THE U.K. turns out two aircraft carriers at a time of intense inter-service rivalry. NORMAN FRIEDMAN looks at the month's world naval developments.

Chinese Navy still lagging in some areas

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THE Chinese Navy has done a lot of modernisation in the past 20 years, but it still lags in some areas, according to Feng from Information Dissemination.

ICSOT Indonesia: Developments in Ship Design & Construction

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The next conference is planned to be held at Hasanuddin University Makassar 4-5 November 2014, by cooperating with the Naval Architecture Department, Engineering Faculty,...