H.M.A.S. ManooraPrint Page
Memorial commemorates HMAS Manoora which served in World War Two.
HMAS Manoora was a passenger liner that served in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during World War Two. Built in Scotland in 1935 for the Cairns to Fremantle coastal passenger run for the Adelaide Steamship Company. She was requisitioned by the RAN for naval service in 1939. Manoora was initially converted into an Armed Merchant Cruiser (AMC), operating primarily in Australian, New Guinea, and Pacific waters, with deployments to Singapore and the Bay of Bengal.
|Address:||Barrier Highway, Manoora Institute, Manoora, 5414|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.999993|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
H.M.A.S. MANOORA 1939 - 1945 ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER-LANDING SHIP INFANTRY BURMA . NEW GUINEA . PHILIPPINES . BORNEO . SINGAPORE . LEYTE . CALCUTTA . LUZON . HOLLANDIA . TARAKAN . MOROTAI . BRUNEI . CHINA SEA . BALIKPAPAN