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A plaque commemorates the Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy and all who served in them.
During World War Two, the Royal Australian Navy decided to employ Fairmile ships to provide a fast craft for escort duties, anti-submarine activities, carrying commandos and raiding Japanese-held bases.
|Address:||Dial Street, HMAS Shropshire Naval Memorial Park, Ulverstone, 7315|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.153333|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2010|
1939 - 1945
Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy
In honour of all who served in Fairmiles, Harbour Defence Motor Launches, and other, small vessels during the Second World War in Australian waters and the South-West Pacific area.
ML813 was the first of 35 Fairmiles built in Australia. These ships were known by their numbers, not names
Dedicated by Fairmile Association