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26-April-2014
26-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Peter Wiliams

Memorial plaque dedicated to Royal Australian Navy (R.A.N.) Sloops HMAS Yarra, HMAS Swan, HMAS Parramatta and HMAS Warrego and the personnel who lost their lives or were wounded while serving on them. 

Location

Address:Garden Island Naval Base, Garden Island, 2011
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.859072
Long: 151.230588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2010
Front Inscription
R.A.N. SLOOPS MEMORIAL
MODIFIED GRIMSBY CLASS SLOOPS 1936 - 1963
H.M.A.S. YARRA
COMMISSIONED-21-1-1936 - - SUNK-4-3-1942
South Of Sunda Strait, Of A Crew Of 151, 126 Including The Captain
And All Officers Were Killed In The Action Or Died Before Rescue

H.M.A.S. SWAN 
COMMISSIONED-21-3-1937 - - PAID OFF - 20-9-1962
Darwin On 19-2-1942 Three Of Her Crew Were Killed
And Nineteen Others Wounded

H.M.A.S. PARRAMATTA
COMMISSIONED-08-4-1940 - - SUNK-27-11-1941
Off The Libyan Coast, Of A Crew Of 162, 138 Including The Captain 

And All Officers Were Killed In The Action Or Died Before Rescue
H.M.A.S. WARREGO

COMMISSIONED- 22-8-1940 - - PAID OFF - 15-8-1963
The Phillipines On 9-3-1945 - Several Of Her Crew Were Wounded



 
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