Royal Australian Navy Fairmile Ships Print Page
Plaque commemorates those who served in the Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy during World War Two.
|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|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||July, 2008|
1939 - 1945
FAIRMILE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
In honour of all who served in Fairmiles, Harbour Defence Motor Launches , and other small vessels during the Second World War in Australian waters and the South-West Pacific Area.
ML813 was the first of 35 Fairmiles built in Australia.
These ships were known by their numbers, not names.
Dedicated by Fairmile Association, August 2008