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Monument in Malaysia to Prince of Wales and Repulse tragedy

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At Kuatan, the King of Malaysia (Yang di-Pertuan Agong), Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah unveiled a memorial to the loss of the battleship...

Hopes HMAS Sheean will be given to Tasmania

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The Tasmanian Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Guy Barnett, hopes the Federal Government will give HMAS Sheen to Tasmania when she is decommissioned. Minister Barnett put...

Battle of Surigao Strait Interpretative Centre

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A building that is a replica of the World War II Japanese battleship Yamashiro opened in Butuan City on 1 December. Governor Nilo Demerey...

Commemorating PoWs lost at sea

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Every night when Les Drew came home, he would turn the corner and look at the four flagpoles in the garden, one for three...

WWII carrier wreckage’s resting place

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The wreckage site of a World War II U.S. Navy escort carrier was identified July 10 by the Naval History and Heritage Command’s Underwater...

The first dismantling of a nuclear carrier

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For more than a decade, the US Navy has considered the former Enterprise (CVN-65) no longer operational. In fact, since 2018, the 1,101-foot behemoth...

History-Making US oceanographer dies

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Captain Don Walsh USN, best known for his daring dive to the deepest spot on Earth, nearly 36,000 feet below the ocean’s surface, died...

Admiral Sir Victor Smith: a biography

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The Australian Dictionary of Biography has just published the biography of Admiral Sir Victor Smith by ANI Councillor Desmond Woods. It is reproduced below. Sir...

The lost ships and men of the Navy

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By Tom Lewis* An oft-repeated suggestion concerning Australia’s military history is that there is only one remaining warship not yet located of those sunk in...

The WWII tunnels under Garden Island

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labyrinth of World War II tunnels under Garden Island appears as ready today as it was when first excavated in a hurry more than...