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The Centaur, 2/3rd Australian Hospital Ship, was a motor passenger ship converted in early 1943 for use as a hospital ship. In November 1941 it had rescued survivors of the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran after it had sunk and been sunk by H.M.A.S. Sydney.

It was sunk without warning by a torpedo from a Japanese submarine in May 1943.

Location

Address:Slater Street, Fawkner Towers, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.838819
Long: 144.977411
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:14-May-1943
Actual Event End Date:14-May-1943
Source: RSLV,MA
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