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Darwin propeller find rewrites history

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Destroyer doomed from the start – the rewritten story of USS Peary’s final combat action in Darwin 1942. Discovery of propellers from the ship explains...

Lessons from the Cod Wars

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By Walker D. Mills* Atlantic Cod vary in color from grey to greenish-brown and can grow to be as large as five feet long (though...

Canada’s secret Cold War submarine drone

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Extra-large autonomous submarines may revolutionize intelligence gathering and espionage under the sea. One of these ground breaking projects is the U.S. Navy’s Boeing Orca...

Likely USS Peary props found in Darwin Harbour

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The discovery by a local diver of two large ship propellers on the sea floor of Darwin Harbour has offered a completely new interpretation...

RAN’s role in the Suez Crisis

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This paper was written for the Naval Historical Society of Australia by Society volunteer, Commander Martin Linsley RAN Rtd. Its genesis was a list...

Long history of various maritime security threats

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By James Goldrick* As a former naval officer and current student of maritime affairs, I have long been infuriated by the blanket use of the...

Armidale, a new film of naval courage

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Despite Australia’s rich military history and plethora of tales of underdog battlefront spirit, our list war movies is surprisingly short, with recent flicks like...

Sheean VC case: awards tribunal head takes issue with Minister

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The Chair of the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal, Mark Sullivan AO, has taken issue with statements by Defence Minister Senator Linda Reynolds about the...

Anniversary of Bismarck sinking

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Under the cover of darkness in the early morning hours of May 19, 1941, the most formidable battleship to have ever been built slipped...

VC not to go to Teddy Sheean, Govt decides

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Defence Minister Linda Reynolds confirmed to the Senate on 13 May 2020 that a VC would not be awarded to Teddy Sheean...