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05-December-2012
05-December-2012
Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson
A plaque commemorates those who have served on both ships named H.M.A.S. Adelaide.

Location

Address:Sir Edwin Smith Avenue , South Australian Naval Memorial Garden , North Adelaide, 5006
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.914075
Long: 138.600534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1996
Front Inscription

H. M. A. S. ADELAIDE
CHATHAM CLASS LIGHT CRUISER
"THE OLD LADY OF WORLD WAR II"
COMMISSIONED 1922
DE-COMMISSIONED 1927
RE-COMMISSIONED 1939
BATTLE HONOUR 1941/42 PACIFIC
SUNK "RAMSES" 1942 INDIAN OCEAN
DE-COMMISSIONED 1946

GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE  
LONG RANGE ESCORT SHIP
COMMISSIONED 15TH NOVEMBER 1980

DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN iN BOTH SHIPS
1996

Source: MA,TOH
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