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27-April-2016
27-April-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams
A plaque commemorates the 7th Flotilla "N" Class Australian destroyers who served in World War Two. The plaque is located on a raised circular mount near the National Corvette Memorial.

A total of five N Class Destroyers were transferred from the Royal Navy to the Royal Australian Navy and although commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy and crewed by Australian sailors they remained the property of the Royal Navy. Another three N class Ships were built and two were operated by Holland and one by Poland.

Location

Address:Garden Island Naval Base , Garden Island, 2011
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.859202
Long: 151.130693
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Front Inscription
THE 7TH (AUSTRALIAN) FLOTILLA
"N" CLASS DESTROYERS 

    BATTLE HONOURS

HMAS NAPIER: Crete 1941 - Libya 1941
                           Burma 1944 -45 - Okinawa 1945
HMAS NIZAM:    Malta Convoys 1941 - Crete 1941
                            Libya 1941 - Okinawa 1945
HMAS NESTOR: Jutland 1916 - Bismark 1941
                             Atlantic 1941- Malta Convoys 1941-42
                             (Sunk 16 June 1942) 
HMAS NORMAN: Burma 1944 -45 - Okinawa 1945
HMAS NEPAL:      Burma 1944-45 - Okinawa 1945

 
 


 
Source: MA
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