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26-April-2016
26-April-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams

The tree commemorates H.M.A.S. Parramatta (II)  and all her served during World War Two. 

H.M.A.S. Parramatta (II)  was a Grimsby class sloop of the Royal Australian Navy (R.A.N.).  Built during the late 1930s, Parramatta operated in the Red Sea and Mediterranean during World War Two. The sloop was torpedoed by the German submarine U-559 on 27 November 1941, and sank with 138 of the 162 aboard.

Location

Address:Garden Island Naval Base , Garden Island, 2011
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.858735
Long: 151.230206
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1940
Approx. Event End Date:1941

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque : 

HMAS Parramatta
Sloop
1940 - 1941

This tree is dedicated to a fine ship and all who served in her

 

Source: MA
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