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  Ahoy - Mac's Web Log - HMAS Quiberon night action in the Mediterranean 1st. and 2nd. of December 1942.
HMAS Quiberon slid down the slipway of Samuel White and Company Limited at East Cowes on the 31st of January 1942.
There were seven determined attacks on HMAS Quiberon after she left HMS Quentin and I was pleased to see that our fire was very accurate and time and again the Dive Bombers were turned away at the last minute, and either jettisoned their bombs or made no other attempt.
HMAS Quiberon evaded most of the bombs by a quick turn at the last minute after bombs had been released and only a few fell close.
ahoy.tk-jk.net /macslog/HMASQuiberonnightactionin.html   (1312 words)

  
  HMAS Quiberon (G81) - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
HMAS Quiberon (G81/F03) was a Q class destroyer laid down by J. Samuel White and Company Limited of Cowes on the Isle of Wight in England on 14 October 1940, launched on 31 January 1942 by Mrs.
Quiberon served in the Far East with the Commonwealth Strategic Reserve and as a unit of the Australian Fleet on the Australia Station.
Quiberon paid off to reserve on 26 June 1964, was sold for scrap to the Fujita Salvage Company Limited of Osaka in Japan on 15 February 1972 and left Sydney under tow on 10 April 1972.
www.iridis.com /HMAS_Quiberon   (146 words)

  
 HMAS Quiberon - Royal Australian Navy History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
HMAS QUIBERON was one of eight Q Class destroyers built for the Royal Navy, although QUIBERON was commissioned in the Royal Australian Navy at Cowes, Isle of Wight, on 6 July 1942.
QUIBERON operated in North African waters on convoy and fleet escort duties for the remainder of December 1942 and throughout January 1943.
QUIBERON rejoined the Eastern Fleet at Trincomalee, Ceylon, on 1 August 1944 and resumed escort duty in the Indian Ocean.
www.navy.gov.au /spc/history/ships/quiberon.htm   (1041 words)

  
 HMS Quiberon (G81) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Quiberon (G81) was a Q-class destroyer laid down by J. Samuel White and Company, Limited, at Cowes on the Isle of Wight on 14 October 1940, launched on 31 January 1942 by Mrs.
She was named after the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759.
Quiberon paid off on 15 May 1950 and was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy as HMAS Quiberon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Quiberon   (136 words)

  
 History of HMAS Quiberon, F03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
At the end of January 1944, QUIBERON sailed as part of a convoy escort for South Africa and then proceeded on to Australia for the first time in her active career, having steamed 51,000 miles on war service.
In August, 1944, QUIBERON rejoined the Eastern Fleet at Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) and in October took part in a series of bombardments of the Japanese held Nicobar Islands.
In February, 1945, QUIBERON proceeded North with the British Pacific Fleet and until the end of the war she was at sea continuously, taking part in the assaults on Okinawa, where she gained another Battle Honour and later in the attacks on the Japanese mainland.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/1962/history.htm   (946 words)

  
 Quiberon
HMAS Quiberon HMAS Quiberon (G-81/F-03) was a Quilliam class 1957.
Quiberon served in the Far East with the Commonwealth...
HMS Quiberon HMS Quiberon (G-81) was a Quilliam class 1950 and was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/quiberon.html   (72 words)

  
 Official book of HMAS Quiberon trip 1962 - 1963   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Early in March, 1962, HMAS QUIBERON proceeded to sea on completion of refit and began the laborious and none-to-popular task of work-ups.
HMAS "Quickmatch" and "Quiberon" made goodwill visit to Port June 1st to 4th." The record further suggested that the port be 'improved' to attract more visits from HMA Ships.
At one point, HMAS Vendetta could clearly be seen with bow hanging over one side of the wave crest and the screws spinning freely on the other before she too plunged down to the windward side.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/1962/tripbook.htm   (1214 words)

  
 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log - HMAS Quiberon, looking for ship's log
HMAS QUIBERON was one of eight Q Class destroyers built for the Royal Navy, although QUIBERON was commissioned in the Royal Australian Navy at Cowes, Isle of Wight, on 6 July 1942.
QUIBERON operated in North African waters on convoy and fleet escort duties for the remainder of December 1942 and throughout January 1943.
QUIBERON rejoined the Eastern Fleet at Trincomalee, Ceylon, on 1 August 1944 and resumed escort duty in the Indian Ocean.
www.ahoy.tk-jk.net /Letters/HMASQuiberonlookingforshi.html   (1214 words)

  
 History of HMAS Quiberon, F03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
1947 was spent in HMAS MANOORA engaged in trooping to Japan.
In HMAS LATROBE, as navigator in 1951 he saw service in Victorian and Tasmanian waters training ratings from the Recruit School.
In the beginning of 1957 he was appointed for liaison duties in connection with the re-establishment of the Royal Australian Naval College and thus became the first Officer to be appointed to RANC Jervis Bay for full time duties.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/1962/commanders.htm   (498 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Quiberon was a happy ship commanded by Commander Bath, RAN; the First Lieutenant (the Jimmy) was Lieutenant Duncan Stevens, RAN, who later lost his life on HMAS Voyager.
Quiberon’s ship's company were all happy to catch up with their mates, and hear a bit of news from back home.
Quiberon decommissioned in August 1948 after her third deployment to Japan, and was joined in reserve by Quickmatch when she paid off in May 1949.
www.navalinstitute.com.au /journal/article_vol_113.htm   (5993 words)

  
 Official book of HMAS Quiberon trip 1962 - 1963   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
There were some aboard QUIBERON who wanted to save it (for use as a substitute Whaler for Seamen training of course!) but it was eventually decided that it must be sunk.
QUIBERON then steamed back to where KAWI was under tow, in order that the former crew might see her again and also to ask MELBO if she could take the survivors.
QUIBERON then rejoined QUEENBOROUGH and together they proceeded on their interrupted journey to arrive in Hong Kong on Wednesday, October 31, 1962.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/1962/tripbook3.htm   (1077 words)

  
 History of HMAS Quiberon, F03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
After these operations, QUIBERON returned to Australia for refit.
QUIBERON was converted to a Fast Anti-submarine Frigate in 1951.
This distinguished career finally ended when she was paid off to reserve on 26th June 1964.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/history.htm   (946 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot
She commissioned as HMAS QUADRANT at Sydney on 18 October 1945 under the command of Acting Lieutenant Commander William F. Cook RAN.
The conversion was completed at the end of 1954 and she recommissioned on 7 December 1954 as a unit of the 1st Frigate Squadron.
HMAS QUICKMATCH was one of eight Q Class destroyers built for the Royal Navy, although QUICKMATCH was commissioned in the Royal Australian Navy at Cowes, Isle of Wight, on 14 September 1942 under the command of Lieutenant Commander Rodney Rhoades DSC RAN.
www.gunplot.net /shipgallery/qships/albumqships.html   (1893 words)

  
 HMAS Hobart Association of Australia
In 1968 Lamb’s served on HMAS Hobart and up until his death this year 14/02/2004 was the Vice President of the Hobart association.
Lamb’s was a Stoker in the navy as well as being a cuff rate Ships Diver which is what led him to his early discharge from the navy after a diving accident in 1973 onboard HMAS Torrens which resulted in him breaking his neck and being discharged from the RAN in early 1974.
Lamb’s ashes were spread from HMAS Success in Kealakekua Bay in Hawaii the navy choosing the place for its naval significants as it is where Captain Cook met his end 225 years earlier to the day of Jeffs death.
members.westnet.com.au /drryan   (1750 words)

  
 Print Article: Rocket Rod navigated his way to the top
After sea training in HMAS Swan, he was sent to Britain for further study at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, beginning an association with the Royal Navy that was to be renewed several times during his career.
Upon graduating from Dartmouth in 1959, he served on HMAS Quiberon and Anzac.
His navigational skills were then put to use in HMAS Sydney, then engaged in logistic support for Australian forces in Vietnam, and later HMAS Melbourne.
www.smh.com.au /cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2002/09/29/1033283389138.html   (1049 words)

  
 Navy History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
HMAS Norman - 1940 to 1945 - upper decks
HMAS Westralia (II) - as at 1990 - profile & upper decks
HMAS Derwent (I) - as built 1960 to 1964 - profile, upper decks & sections
www.navyhistory.org.au /drawings/store/optPriceListExec.asp   (2185 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot RAN Combatant Ships In WW2 List
HMAS Vampire - Sunk in Bay of Bengal 1942
HMAS Geelong - Sunk in Collision New Guinea 1944
Users of the web site shall only be entitled to copy the web site for their own personal use and may not republish or reproduce any substantial part of the web site in any manner whatsoever without the prior written permission of the owner.
www.gunplot.net /shiplists/shiplistb.htm   (235 words)

  
 Q class Destroyers & Frigates of the RAN by Trevor Weaver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Containing over 80 general photos of the class, it also goes through their conversion to Type 15 ASW frigates (except for HMAS Quality which was paid off shortly after transfer to the RAN).
After WW2, 3 of the surviving 4 Q class Destroyers were transferred to the RAN in place of the N class Destroyers.
They served the RAN well up to1972, when HMAS Queenborough (which had been converted to a training ship) was paid off.
smmlonline.com /reviews/books/Qclass.htm   (311 words)

  
 HMAS Quiberon trip 1963/4 - memories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
When I was posted to HMAS Watson and working in part for Naval Intelligence, I had the 'honour' to be 'security' at an underground symposium there.
My thoughts caused a wry grin on another occasion when on the Quiberon in the Asia region in 1962.
They had a 'fleet simulator' at HMAS Watson, which consisted of a number of small compartments or 'ships'.
www.gippslandlakes.com /quiberon/1962/memorys2.htm   (1130 words)

  
 Cockatoo Island Dockyard: 3. Ships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Records relating to HMAS Adelaide and Brisbane, and to HMS Effingham and Glorious are included.
This series consists of the working drawings of HMAS Canberra, some of which are the same drawings as those used to modernise HMAS Australia.
Ships included in the series are HMAS Brisbane and Adelaide, Tribal class destroyers HMAS Warramunga and Bataan, and the refrigerated cargo steamers TSS Fordsdale and Ferndale.
www.naa.gov.au /Publications/research_guides/guides/dockyard/pages/chapter03/a.htm   (2308 words)

  
 NAVY News :: Top Stories
The RAN Fleet Air Arm will be holding a 2003 reunion at HMAS Albatross during the period October 2 - 5, ending with an Airday on Sunday the 5th (courtesy of the Australian Museum of Flight).
Crew members of Destroyer Quiberon [G81] are also being invited to join the "Quiberon Family".
We are searching for sailors who served in HMAS Perth (DDG38) to join the HMAS Perth National Association in Perth, WA.
www.defence.gov.au /news/NAVYNEWS/editions/4614/topstories/story29.htm   (604 words)

  
 Speeds Clothing
The HMAS SYDNEY and VLSVA (Vic) Association tie is suitable for wear by Members in ALL States.
The HMAS SYDNEY and VLSVA is a "Not for Profit" organisation.
Any and all profit generated from sales through Speed's Marketing is used to meet the ongoing costs of the Association.
www.hmassydney.com /clothing.html   (473 words)

  
 Recollections Tasmanians at War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
After six months training at Cerebus in Victoria, Barry had three and half years on the frigate HMAS Quiberon.
Barry served on HMAS Duchess before joining HMAS Hobart in 1967.
In May 1968 the HMAS Hobart was hit by three US missiles.
www.abc.net.au /recollections/vietnam-ba.htm   (161 words)

  
 Eulogy Yockey Shaw
I am told that on his joining HMAS Cerberus in 1949, Yockey was quite short and because of his “weight for age” missed out on his passion to become a Jockey.
Following his recruit training at HMAS CERBERUS in Victoria he was posted to many sea drafts (during his career) and often complained that he seemed to be the only Petty or Chief Petty Officer to ever go to sea.
Some of his ship borne posting included HMAS Anzac during the Korean conflict, 1949, HMAS Quiberon 1960 and HMAS Voyager 1961 to 1963 (Far Eastern Strategic Reserve) HMAS Derwent 1967 to 1969.
www.rancba.org.au /Yockey_Shaw.htm   (929 words)

  
 HMAS Vendetta
HMAS VENDETTA, the second of the Australian Darings, commissioned at Melbourne on 26 November 1958 under the command of Captain Ronald J. Robertson, DSC, RAN.
Trials and workup continued in August, and by early September, VENDETTA was ready for attachment to the United States Navy’s Seventh Fleet in Vietnam waters.
VENDETTA was relieved by HMAS HOBART at Subic Bay in late March 1970.
www.vvaavic.org.au /Navy/vendetta.htm   (3704 words)

  
 The Royal Australian Navy in the Vietnam War
A total of eight officers and sailors of the RAN were killed and nearly 50 injured in the 10 years of our Navy's involvement in hostilities.
Though the RAN did not become operationally involved in the Vietnam conflict until 1965, HMA Ships VAMPIRE and QUICKMATCH were the first ships in the area when they made a goodwill visit to Saigon in 1962.
Information provided by Vietnam veterans who served aboard HMAS SYDNEY indicate that she did one further trip to Vietnam, returning via Hong Kong (after rescuing the Kai Wing en route) and then the Philippines, arriving in Australia in Dec 1972.
www.vvaa.org.au /ran.htm   (1527 words)

  
 HMAS Quiberon History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The June 26th 1964 edition of the NAVY NEWS reported on Quiberon's History
Ships live on - In men's Minds - Navy News Feb 4 1972
'Quiberon Farewell' - A poem by SCOTTIE THOMAS, Leading Stoker, 24847 RAN (Retired)
www.users.bigpond.com /coralsee/quibs/fo3hist.htm   (69 words)

  
 ahoy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
I'm looking to contact anyone who was at HMAS Penguin in 1968 and attended the beach party at Balmoral Beach in that year.
The HMAS "MANOORA" Association Re-Unions are held annually at the Victorian Club, 41st Floor, South Tower of the Rialto, 525 Collins Street Melbourne on the first    Friday of September at 12 Noon, the next will be 6 September 2002.
I have pics of H.M.A.S Hobart when on her comissioning trials in the States and also a Pic of the Crew that was on the first trip to Nam.
users.bigpond.net.au /theyorks/ahoy2001.html   (7280 words)

  
 HMAS Quiberon
HMAS Quiberon (G-81/F-03) was a Quilliam class frigate laid down by J. Samuel White and Company Limited of Cowes on the Isle of Wight in England on 14 October 1940, launched on 31 January 1942 by Mrs.
HMAS Quiberon paid off to reserve on 26 June 1964, was sold for scrap to the Fujita Salvage Company Limited of Osaka in Japan on 15 February 1972 and left Sydney under tow on 10 April 1972.
You just have to know what keys to poke.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/h/hm/hmas_quiberon.html   (192 words)

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