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26-July-2015
26-July-2015
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole
Plaque dedicated to all who served and those who lost their lives on H.M.A.S. Parramatta during World War Two.

HMAS Parramatta (U44) was a Grimsby class sloop of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Built during the late 1930s, Parramatta operated in the Red Sea and Mediterranean during World War Two. The sloop was torpedoed by U-559 on 27 November 1941, and sank with 138 of the 162 aboard.

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:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription
       HMAS PARRAMATTA

               (Insignia)
                 Strike Deep

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
AND ALL WHO SERVED IN HER

 
Source: TOH, MA
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