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Qld Maritime Museum’s trial re-opening

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After being seriously hit by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the heritage-listed Queensland Maritime Museum will reopen to visitors this weekend in a trial...

Podcast: Dramatic 1998 Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race rescue

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One of the finest Australian Naval History podcast episodes yet produced is released on 21 December. It describes the  dramatic 1998 Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race...

Watch Teddy Sheean’s investiture

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Here is the link to the ABC's coverage of Teddy Sheean's Victoria Cross investiture. https://iview.abc.net.au/show/victoria-cross-investiture-of-teddy-sheean

Four more Pearl Harbour dead identified

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Officially, the U.S. death toll in the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor is 2,403. But the books have yet to be closed...

HMAS Sydney II commemoration to be online

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Australia’s greatest naval tragedy, the sinking of the HMAS Sydney II, will be remembered with an online ceremony to mark the 79th anniversary. Differing to...

Qld Maritime Museum to close

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After months spent desperately trying to keep it afloat, the Queensland Maritime Museum is expected to close its doors permanently on New Year's Eve,...

The RAN in the Gulf

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Commencing on 9 November, the Australian Naval History podcast series will release four episodes of the RAN in the Gulf on successive Mondays. Professor...

Virtual tour of the Garden Island tunnels

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Zoom Presentation: Tuesday 20 th October 2020 This presentation by the Naval Historical Society will address the construction and circumstances which led to the construction...

The rise of the US Navy

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On a warm August day in 1785, at the Merchants' Coffee House in Philadelphia, an 8-year-old Continental Navy 32-gun frigate named Alliance was auctioned...

The Navy and the Spanish flu

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The next episode of The Australian Naval History podcast series, to be released on 19 October, will deal with the Navy and the 1918-19...