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HMAS Manoora
HMAS Manoora
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A monument commemorates H.M.A.S. Manoora which was a landing ship of World War Two.

Location

Address:Hesse Street, Shortland Bluff, Queenscliff, 3225
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.273775
Long: 144.658625
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

HMAS MANOORA

HMAS Manoora Was Commissioned As A Landing
Ship Infantry On The 2nd February 1943.
She Was Refitted To Carry 25 Landing Craft,
A Crew Of 600 And Accommodation For 1200 Troops
And Their Equipment. During April And May 1943,
Manoora Began Amphibious Training In
Port Phillip Bay With The American
1st Marines Division, Participating
In Dawn Landings On Safety Beach, Dromana.
Manoora Later Became Part Of The American
7th Amphibious Task Force And Took Part In
Eight D`Day Assault Landings In The
South West Pacific

Source: MA
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