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H.M.A.S. Patricia Cam : 25-October-2011
H.M.A.S. Patricia Cam : 25-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates H.M.A.S. Patricia Cam which was sunk in January 1943 during World War Two.

HMAS Patricia Cam was an auxiliary vessel operated by the Royal Australian Navy during World War Two. Based in Darwin, Patricia Cam was mainly used to transport supplies to small communities, military outposts, and Coastwatchers. She was sunk by a Japanese aircraft in 1943 off the coast of Arnhem Land. 
 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:22-January-1943
Actual Event End Date:22-January-1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

H.M.A.S. PATRICIA CAM
LOST IN ACTION
JANUARY 22ND, 1943.

Source: MA,SKP
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