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A plaque commemorates the ships and men who served in the Scrap Iron Flotilla during World War Two.
The Scrap Iron Flotilla was an Australian destroyer group that operated in the Mediterranean and Pacific during World War Two. The name scrap iron flotilla was bestowed upon the group by Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels.
The flotilla consisted of five Royal Australian Navy (R.A.N.) destroyers. The five ships of the flotilla had been Rotal navy ships that had been built and served during the First World War and transferred to the R.A.N. in the 1930s.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.279626|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
IN MEMORY OF THE SHIPS AND MEN OF THE
'SCRAP IRON FLOTILLA'
1939 - 1945
Stuart Vampire Vendetta Voyager Waterhen
Calabria Greece Crete Matapan Libya Tobruk
Malta convoys Malaya Indian Ocean Timor New Guinea
Waterhen lost 30.6.41 - Mediterranean
Vampire lost 9.4.42 - Bay of Bengal
Voyager lost 25.9.42 - Timor