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24-October-2017
24-October-2017

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A monument commemorates H.M.A.S. Manoora which served in World War Two.

H.M.A.S. Manoora was a passenger liner that served in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). It was 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. She 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.

Location

Address:Barrier Highway, Manoora Institute, Manoora, 5414
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.999993
Long: 138.817341
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

1939 - 1945

Armed Merchant Cruise - Landing Ship Infantry

Burma          New Guinea  Philippines  Borneo

Singapore    Leyte

Calcutta       Luzon

Hollandia     Tarakan

Morotai        Labuan

China Sea    Balikpapan

 

Source: MA,TOH
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