H.M.A.S. Australia (1927)

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H.M.A.S. Australia (1927)
Builder: John Brown & Company[1]
Laid down: 26 Aug, 1925[2]
Launched: 17 Mar, 1927[3]
Commissioned: 24 Apr, 1928[4]
Broken up: 1955[5]
H.M.A.S. Australia was one of seven Kent Class cruisers completed in the late 1920s. She served in the Royal Australian Navy.

Service

Australia was commissioned at Clydebank on 24 April, 1928.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Sydney on 1 January, 1932.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 292.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 292.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 295.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 292.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 292.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 295.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 295.
  12. Royal Australian Navy webpage on Australia.
  13. Royal Australian Navy webpage on Dechaineux.
  14. Royal Australian Navy webpage on Australia.
  15. Royal Australian Navy webpage on Australia.

Bibliography


Kent Class Heavy Cruiser
Royal Navy
Berwick Cornwall Cumberland Kent Suffolk
Royal Australian Navy
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