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Their chief duty was to protect convoys in the North Atlantic and on the routes from the UK to Murmansk carrying supplies to the Soviet Union.
Around the same time, navies operated by smaller countries, such as the United Arab Emirates, began to realize that their offshore patrol vessels were lacking the ability to defend themselves in a modern war, especially against air attacks.
The novel The Cruel Sea also by Nicholas Monsarrat, which is about the life and death of a Flower class corvette and the men in her, is regarded as one of the classic naval stories of World War II.
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 HMAS Fremantle - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMAS Fremantle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Fremantle (J-246/M-246) was a Bathurst class corvette built by Evans Deakin and Company at Brisbane in Queensland, launched on 18 March 1942 by Mrs.
The second HMAS Fremantle (P-203) is the lead ship of the Fremantle class patrol boats laid down by Brooke Marine at Lowestoft in England on 11 November 1977, launched on 16 February 1979 and commissioned on 15 March 1980.
The S class destroyer HMS Swordsman, transferred to the Royal Australian Navy from the Royal Navy, was to have been renamed HMAS Fremantle but this was rescinded on 11 June 1920 and the original name retained.
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 hmas dubbo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Dubbo (J-251/M-251) was a Bathurst class corvette built by Morts Dock and Engineering at Balmain in New South Wales, launched on 7 March 1942 by Mrs.
HMAS Dubbo paid off to reserve on 7 February 1947, was sold for scrap to Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha of Tokyo on 20 February 1958, and towed to Japan.
The second HMAS Dubbo (P-214) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 9 August 1982, launched on 21 January 1984 and commissioned on 10 March 1984.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /HMAS_Dubbo.html   (187 words)

  
 Corvette Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
RAN Corvettes were named after provincial Australian cities and towns (except HMAS GLENELG which was named after a suburb of Adelaide).
The selection of a name for the corvettes is a mystery, but is believed to be related to the sale of war bonds in each area.
Only 2 corvettes are still in existence, HMAS CASTLEMAINE as a floating museum ship at Williamstown, Victoria, and HMAS WHYALLA as a land based tourist display at Whyalla, South Australia.
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 Ordinary Seaman Edward "Teddy" Sheean [Australian War Memorial]
Ordinary Seaman Edward Sheean was killed during the attack by Japanese aircraft which sank the Bathurst Class corvette HMAS Armidale in the Arafura Sea on 1 December 1942.
Of the 149 men on board, 47 died when Armidale was attacked and only 49 were eventually rescued a week after the sinking.
In 1987 by the Royal Australian Navy Corvettes Association erected a plaque in memory of Sheean in Corvettes' Corner at Shropshire Park, Ulverstone, Tasmania.
www.awm.gov.au /encyclopedia/sheean.htm   (260 words)

  
 HMAS Ballarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Ballarat was a Bathurst class corvette built by the Williamstown Dockyard at Melbourne in Victoria, launched on 10 December 1940 by Mrs.
It was intended to operate the ship as Carmencita under the Honduran flag but she was not released due to the Korean War and broken up at Iron Cove in Sydney in November 1953.
The second HMAS Ballarat (155) is an Anzac class frigate laid down by Tenix Defence Systems Propriety Limited at Williamstown in Victoria on 4 August 2000, launched on 25 May 2002 and commissioned on 26 June 2004.
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 Duncan class battleship -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Duncan class battleships were pre- (Click link for more info and facts about Dreadnought) Dreadnought (Large and heavily armoured warship) battleships of the (Click link for more info and facts about Royal Navy) Royal Navy.
They had a higher speed, but the same armament and a smaller displacement compared to their similar predecessor, the (Click link for more info and facts about Majestic class) Majestic class.
She was in action during the (Click link for more info and facts about Zeebrugge) Zeebrugge bombardment in 1915 and was involved in the Dardanelles campaign.
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 Hmas Wagga - 29/05/2003 - PRIV
HMAS Wagga was the longest-serving Corvette in the Australian Navy.
The Australian Corvette, Bathurst class, HMAS Wagga was launched on 25 July 1942 at Garden Island.
She was the longest-commissioned Corvette in the Australian Navy, having served for almost 20 years.
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 Austal - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The 56 metre all-aluminium monohull was named “Armidale” by Ms Jana Stone, the eldest daughter of Ordinary Seaman Donald Lawson who served on the original HMAS “Armidale”, a Bathurst class corvette, during World War II.
Based in the ports of Darwin and Cairns, the Armidale Class fleet will operate within Australia’s Marine Jurisdictional Zones and on the high seas in latitudes not exceeding 50 degrees, primarily carrying out surveillance, interception, investigation, apprehension and the escort to port of vessels suspected of illegal fisheries, quarantine, customs or immigration offences.
“Armidale” (I) (1942) was a Bathurst Class Corvette sunk by enemy action on 1 December 1942 during operations to reinforce guerrilla forces operating in Timor and to evacuate Dutch troops and Portuguese civilians.
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 Corvette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Flower class corvetteFlower class were usually Royal Navy vessels although a number were provided by the United Kingdom but manned by sailors from countries under Nazi occupation.
Corvette Racing's C6.R race cars swept to their fourth straight 1-2 finish today in the American Le Mans Grand Prix of New England.
When Ron Drew is in the driver's seat of his 1982 white Corvette Coupe and sees another "Corvetter" on the road, there's one thing he's got to do.
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 hmas gawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Gawler (J-188/B-241/A-115) was a Bathurst class corvette built by the BHP Shipyard at Whyalla in South Australia, launched on 4 October 1941 by Lady Duncan, wife of Sir Walter Duncan, and commissioned on 14 August 1942.
HMAS Gawler paid off on 5 April 1946, was transferred to the Turkish Navy and renamed Ayvalik.
The second HMAS Gawler (P-212) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by the North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 18 January 1982, launched on 9 July 1983 and commissioned on 27 August 1983.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /HMAS_Gawler.html   (176 words)

  
 A Hero Died Today
This dedication is given to one such Australian Navy Ship, the HMAS ARMIDALE, which fought a deadly battle off the coast of East Timor in 1942, when it came under heavy attack by Japanese aircraft, who sank this proud ship, with the loss of 100 seamen.
The HMAS Armidale (named after a town in the New England District of NSW) was a Bathurst Class corvette with a crew of 149.
The recent purchase by the Australian Government of a new fleet of corvettes of the Bathurst class was brought on by the increasing threat of terrorism and possible infiltration to our vast coastline.
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 Bathurst Avenue - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Bathurst Avenue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Bathurst Avenue - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Bathurst Avenue.
Here you will find more informations about Bathurst Avenue.
The orginal Bathurst Avenue article can be editet
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 HMAS Bundaberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
HMAS Bundaberg (J-231/M-231), named for the city of Bundaberg, Queensland, was a Bathurst class corvette built by Evans Deakin and Company at Brisbane in Queensland, launched on 1 December 1941 by Mrs.
HMAS Bundaberg paid off to reserve on 26 March 1946 and sold for scrap to the Kinoshita Company of Japan on 6 January 1961.
---- It was announced in 1980 that a Fremantle class patrol boat was to be named Bundaberg but the vessel was never ordered.
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 HMAS Gladstone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Gladstone (J-324/M-324) was a Bathurst class corvette laid down by Walkers Limited at Maryborough in Queensland on 4 August 1942, launched on 26 November 1942 by Mrs.
Watson, wife of a member of the dockyard staff, and commissioned on 22 March 1943.
The second HMAS Gladstone (P-216) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by the North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 7 March 1983, launched on 28 July 1984 and commissioned on 8 September 1984.
www.t131.greatnet.de /encyclopedia/h/hm/hmas_gladstone.html   (134 words)

  
 Debt bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
HMAS Curlew (M-1121) was a Ton class minesweeper built by the Montrose Shipyard in England and commissioned as HMS Chediston.
HMAS Encounter was a second class protected cruiser laid down for the Royal Navy by HM Dockyard at Devonport in Plymouth on 28 January 1901, launched on 18 June 1902, completed on 21 November 1905
HMAS Fantome was an Espeigel class sloop built down for the Royal Navy by HM Dockyard at Sheerness in Kent in 1901 and transferred to the Royal Australian Navy on 27 July 1915.
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 HMAS Toowoomba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Toowoomba (J-157/B-251/A-125) was a Bathurst class corvette built by Walkers Limited at Maryborough in Queensland, launched on 26 March 1941 by Mrs.
HMAS Toowoomba paid off on 5 July 1946, was transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy and renamed Boeroe.
The second HMAS Toowoomba (F-156) is an Anzac class frigate laid down by Tenix Defence Systems Propriety Limited at Williamstown in Victoria on 26 July 2002, launched on 16 May 2003 by Ms Judy Blight and scheduled to be delivered on 31 July 2005.
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 HMAS Benalla - Dangeruss-Industries.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Benalla (J-323/M-323) was a Bathurst class corvette built by the Williamstown Dockyard at Melbourne in Victoria, launched on 19 December 1942 by Mrs.
HMAS Benalla paid off to reserve on 28 January 1946 and was sold for scrap to Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha Limited of Tokyo in Japan on 20 February 1958.
The second HMAS Benalla is a Paluma class survey vessel[?].
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 State bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
HMAS Kapunda (J-218/M-218), named for the town of Kapunda in South Australia, was a Bathurst class corvette laid down by Poole and Steele at Balmain in New South Wales on 27 August 1941, launched on
HMS Kingston (F-64) was a Kelly class destroyer laid down by J. Samuel White and Company at Cowes on the Isle of Wight on 6 October 1937, launched on 9 January 1939 and commissioned on 14 September
HMS Intrepid (D-10) was an I class destroyer laid down by J. Samuel White and Company, Limited, at Cowes on the Isle of Wight on 13 January 1936, launched on 17 December 1936 and commissioned on 29
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 Australian Diggers - First Armidale Class Patrol Boat Named   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The official naming of NUSHIP Armidale, the first of the Armidale Class Patrol Boats took place today at the Austal Ships construction facility, at Cockburn Sound south of Perth, Western Australia.
The vessel was named by Ms Jana Stone, the eldest daughter of Ordinary Seaman Donald Raymond LAWSON who served on the original HMAS "Armidale", a Bathurst class corvette, during World War II.
"The delivery of the first of this patrol boat class on schedule has reaffirmed the Government's commitment that the contracted delivery schedule for the remainder of Armidale Patrol Boats will be met.
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 Latrobe Council, Tasmania - - Preserving the past, promoting the present, planning for the future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
During May 1942, Teddy was posted to the new Bathurst Class corvette HMAS ARMIDALE.
It is believed that this is the first Australian warship to be named for a Junior Sailor of the RAN.
Sheean is the fifth submarine of the Collins Class and was commissioned on 23rd February 2001 at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
www.latrobe.tas.gov.au /site/page.cfm?u=198&c=160   (530 words)

  
 Our Cadet Unit
The establishment TS ARMIDALE grew out of the planning in 1992 for the 50th anniversary of the loss of the 'Bathurst' class corvette, HMAS ARMIDALE, in December 1942.
It was suggested that a Naval Reserve Cadet Unit would be a fitting tribute and living memorial to the gallantry of the original ship's company.
It is the aim of the entire unit - staff and cadets - to never let that legacy be forgotten.
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 Latrobe Online Access Centre
On his 18th birthday he joined HMAS Cerberus at Western Port, Victoria, to undertake further training and he was later posted to HMAS Penguin on the 11 May 1942.
Whilst at HMAS Penguin he was posted to the new Bathurst Class corvette HMAS Armidale as part of the commissioning crew.
Many of those who made it into the water and ultimately survived owe their lives to Teddy and his act of heroism.
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 HMAS Ipswich - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMAS Ipswich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named for the Queensland city of Ipswich.
The first HMAS Ipswich (J-186/B-244/A-118) was a Bathurst class corvette built by Evans deakin and Company at Brisbane in Queensland, launched on 11 August 1941 by Mrs.
The second HMAS Ipswich (P-209) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by the North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 29 October 1980, launched on 25 September 1982 and commissioned on 13 November 1982.
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 Used Corvettes : Corvette Parts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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 Ordinary Seaman Edward (Teddy) Sheean
Posted to Sydney and later began his service as an Oerlikon anti-aircraft gunner on the newly commissioned corvette, HMAS Armidale.
The HMAS Armidale began her last operation, to undertake a resupply and evacuation mission to Japanese occupied Timor.
Killed during the attack by Japanese aircraft which sank the Bathurst Class corvette HMAS Armidale in the Arafura Sea.
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 Task Force 72 Scale Model Ship Association Inc.
Between 1987 and 1997, 22 of these Patrol Boats were constructed in Australia and were given to 12 Pacific Nations by the Australian Government.
The model is 583 mm long with a beam of 100 mm.
HMAS Wollongong J172 (1941 - 1946) is an Australian Bathurst class Corvette from WW11.
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 HMAS Bendigo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Bendigo (J-187/B-237/A-111) was a Bathurst class corvette laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company at Sydney in New South Wales on 12 August 1940, launched on 1 March 1941 by Dame Mary Hughes, wife of the Minister for the Navy, and commissioned on 10 May 1941.
HMAS Bendigo paid off on 27 September 1946, was sold to the Ta Hing Company of Hong Kong as a seagoing vessel and renamed Cheung Hing.
The second HMAS Bendigo (P-211) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by the North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 21 September 1981, launched on 9 March 1983 and commissioned on 28 May 1983.
www.penginus.com /index.php/HMAS_Bendigo   (180 words)

  
 HMAS Cessnock - Dangeruss-Industries.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first HMAS Cessnock (J-175/B-240/A-114) was a Bathurst class corvette laid down by Cockatoo Docks and Engineering at Sydney in New South Wales on 16 April 1941, launched on 17 October 1941 by Lady Gordon, wife of Sir Thomas Gordon[?], a director of the constructing firm, and commissioned on 26 January 1942.
HMAS Cessnock paid off on 12 July 1946 and sold for scrap to the Nan Chiao Shipping and Salvage Company of Shanghai in China on 23 April 1947.
The second HMAS Cessnock (P-210) is a Fremantle class patrol boat laid down by the North Queensland Engineers and Agents at Cairns in Queensland on 9 March 1981, launched on 15 January 1983 and commissioned on 5 March 1983.
www.dangeruss-industries.com /HMAS_Cessnock.html   (323 words)

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