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A plaque commemorates those who served on board Allied Chinese Ships during World War Two.
The terms Allied Chinese Ships and Allied China Fleet refer to 32 vessels of the Hong Kong-based China Navigation Company requesitioned by the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy during World War Two. Following the Battle of Singapore in early 1942, many of the requesitioned ships joined the Allied retreat to Australia. Six were acquired by the Royal Australian Navy; four of these were commissioned as auxiliary warships, while two served as Victualing Supply Issuing Ships.
|Address:||Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, South Australian Naval Memorial Garden , North Adelaide , 5006|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.914075|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
ALLIED CHINESE SHIPS
HMAS PING WO
HMAS WHANG PU
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED
LEST WE FORGET