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  HMAS Warramunga. Who is HMAS Warramunga? What is HMAS Warramunga? Where is HMAS Warramunga? Definition of HMAS ...
Warramunga was assigned to convoy escort duty between Queensland and New Guinea, participated in almost all of the South-West Pacific landings, was present at the official Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945, and operated in support of United Nations Forces during the Korean War.
HMAS Warramunga paid off to reserve at Sydney on 7 December 1959, was declared for disposal on 22 May 1961 and sold for scrap to Kinoshita and Company Limited of Japan on 15 February 1963.
The second HMAS Warramunga (152) is an Anzac class frigate laid down by Tenix Defence Systems Propriety Limited at Williamstown in Victoria on 26 July 1997, launched on 23 May 1998 and commissioned on 31 March 2001.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/HMAS_Warramunga   (221 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga (I44) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMAS Warramunga (D-10) was a Tribal class destroyer, laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company Limited at Sydney on the 10th February 1940, launched on 7 February 1942 by Mrs.
Warramunga was assigned to convoy escort duty between Queensland and New Guinea, participated in almost all of the South-West Pacific landings, was present at the official Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on the 2nd of September 1945 operated in support of the United Nations Forces during the Korean War.
Warramunga paid off to reserve at Sydney on the 7th of December 1959, and then was declared for disposal on 22 May 1961 and sold for scrap to Kinoshita and Company Limited of Japan on 15 February 1963.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMAS_Warramunga_%28I44%29   (168 words)

  
 HMAS Torrens - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMAS Torrens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The first HMAS Torrens (D-67) was a River class torpedo boat destroyer laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company Propriety Limited at Sydney in New South Wales on 25 January 1913, launched on 28 August 1915 by Lady Helen Munro-Ferguson, wife of the Governor-General and commissioned on 3 July 1916.
The second HMAS Torrens (DE-53) was a River class destroyer escort laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company Propriety Limited at Sydney in New South Wales on 18 August 1965, launched on 28 September 1968 by Dame Zara Holt, DBE, and commissioned on 19 January 1971.
HMAS Torrens paid off in 1998 and was sunk as a target by the submarine HMAS Farncomb off Western Australia on 14 June 1999.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/HMAS-Torrens.html   (594 words)

  
 hmas anzac
The second HMAS Anzac (D-59) was a Battle class destroyer laid down by the Williamstown Naval Dockyard at Melbourne in Victoria on 23 September 1946, launched on 20 August 1948 by Mrs.
HMAS Anzac paid off at Sydney on 4 October 1974, was sold to the Hifirm Corporation Limited of Hong Kong on 24 November 1975, and departed Sydney on 30 December 1975 under tow by a Japanese tug.
The third and present HMAS Anzac (150) is the namesake of Anzac class frigates, laid down by Tenix Defence Systems Propriety Limited at Williamstown in Victoria on 5 November 1993, launched on 16 September 1994 and commissioned on 13 May 1996.
www.fact-library.com /hmas_anzac.html   (314 words)

  
 Haze Gray & Underway Photo Feature: HMAS Warramunga (F152) Sea Trials
Warramunga (F152) is the third of Australia's eight Anzac class frigates.
These photos show Warramunga on her final contrator sea trials late in 2000, in prepartion for commissioning early in 2001.
Warramunga's bow pushes up spray as she plows through the seas.
www.hazegray.org /features/warramunga   (348 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga 1 - Royal Australian Navy History
HMAS WARRAMUNGA was commissioned at Sydney on 23 November 1942 under the command of Commander Emile F.V. Dechaineux DSC RAN.
WARRAMUNGA completed final acceptance trials in December 1942 and on the 30th departed for Brisbane, where she was occupied for a month in working up trials.
WARRAMUNGA and the other destroyers of the group carried out a bombardment on 30 April and while she was withdrawing through the channel south of Menulum with USS JENKINS, the latter ship was mined.
www.navy.gov.au /spc/history/ships/warramunga1a.htm   (3474 words)

  
 Kamikaze
The frigate HMAS Gascoyne and motor launch HDML1074 were part of a hydrographic survey group that plotted the approaches to the landing beaches and then the landing ships HMA Ships Kanimbla, Manoora and Westralia were among hundreds of transports and landing craft.
The cruisers HMA Ships Australia and Shropshire, the latter having been transferred from the Royal Navy as a replacement for HMAS Canberra lost at Guadalcanal in August 1942, and destroyers HMA Ships Arunta and Warramunga were part of the covering force.
The badly damaged Australia, escorted by Warramunga, was forced to withdraw from the battle and sailed to Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides for repairs.
www.ww2australia.gov.au /waratsea/kamikaze.html   (2026 words)

  
 ABC Western Australia » Defence Forces Contingent - Navy
The ex HMAS Sydney (WA) Association are mainly Western Australian sailors that served in the Royal Australian Navy's cruiser HMAS Sydney from her commissioning in 1935, in her service in Australian waters, and during her service in the Mediterranean, during 1940/1941.
HMAS Bataan was originally to be called the Tribal class destroyer Kurnai but in honour of the battle for Bataan Island being waged, was renamed HMAS Bataan.
HMAS SYDNEY was deployed on 25 missions to Vietnam over seven years and covered 346000 miles carrying 16094 troops, 2337 vehicles and 5753 tons of cargo.
www.abc.net.au /wa/anzac/sea.htm   (3355 words)

  
 ADF :: Online Media Room
Whilst WARRAMUNGA is the third of the class to enter service with the RAN after HMA Ships ANZAC and ARUNTA, she is actually the fifth ship of the class, as two of the vessels have been built for the Royal New Zealand Navy.
WARRAMUNGA continued north with the turning tide and in 1945 was present at the battle of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines when Allied naval units came under heavy Kamikaze attack; WARRAMUNGA was fortunate to avoid being struck.
HMAS WARRAMUNGA derives her name from the Warumungu tribe who resides in the Tennant Creek area of the Northern Territory.
www.defence.gov.au /media/DepartmentalTpl.cfm?CurrentId=592   (682 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga 1 - Royal Australian Navy History
TRIUMPH and her screen were, during this period, one of the Task Units in the large naval force assembled off the west coast for the amphibious operations ending with the recapture of Inchon on 15 September.
On 8 October WARRAMUNGA reported for duty at Sasebo to CTG 95 (Vice Admiral V.A. Smith USN) in USS WORCESTER and was assigned as part of the British forces scheduled to join the main body of United States forces for the landings at Wonsan on the east coast.
WARRAMUNGA, after spending 10 to 18 June 1952 screening USS BATAAN on the west coast, joined TU 95.12.1 in defence of the islands of Sokto and Choda on 29 June.
www.navy.gov.au /spc/history/ships/warramunga1b.htm   (3140 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy in Korea
The HMAS Sydney is flanked on either sides by her destroyer escorts HMAS Tobruk, and HMCS Sioux.
WARRAMUNGA was also to act as part of the screen for the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS TRIUMPH when she operated off the east coast near Wusan.
Both WARRAMUNGA and BATAAN were assigned to screening duties for the Allied landings at Inchon on 15 September.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-navy/ran_korea.htm   (1248 words)

  
 Naval Technology - Anzac Class - Frigates
HMAS Toowoomba was launched in May 2003 with delivery in 2005.
Seasparrow has been replaced by the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) in HMAS Warramunga, Stuart and Parramatta, increasing the capacity from eight to 32 missiles, and the weapon system was declared operational on these vessels in June 2004.
HMAS Warramunga was the first vessel in the world to be fitted with the ESSM.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/anzac   (1363 words)

  
 Media Release from Former Minister - The Hon. De-Anne Kelly MP, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Minister Assisting the ...
The service of the World War II destroyer HMAS Warramunga was remembered today with the dedication of a new commemorative plaque at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
"HMAS Warramunga was launched during the dark days of World War II, when Australia was fighting to defend her own shores," Mrs Vale said.
After the war, HMAS Warramunga served three tours of duty in Japan with the occupation force, before being called again to active service during the Korean War.
minister.dva.gov.au /media_releases/2003/10_oct/va105.htm   (410 words)

  
 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-An Unusual Link Between HMAS Warramunga and HMAS Warramunga 1-
In October 2001, Tom Oakley, Secretary of the HMAS Warramunga Asoociation in Western Australia, set out to carry on with the tradition and present a Caul to the second Warramunga to keep the ship safe in the oceans of the world.
Meanwhile HMAS Warramunga was operating in northern areas with the duty of intercepting illegal immigrants - where she achieved distinction as the first Australian ship to turn away any of the Indonesian vessels.
It could be said, that for all those who ever served in HMAS Warramunga 1, the scattering of the ashes symbolised the passing of "Their" ship, and the Baptism of Maykala was symbolic of the birth of the new ship, of which they are so proud.
www.ahoy.tk-jk.net /macslog/LinkBetweenHMASWarramunga.html   (840 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Warramunga was assigned to convoy escort duty between Queensland and New Guinea, participated in almost all of theSouth-West Pacific landings, was present at the official Japanese surrender in TokyoBay on 2 September 1945, andoperated in support of United Nations Forces during the Korean War.
HMASWarramunga paid off to reserve at Sydney on 7 December 1959, was declared for disposal on 22 May 1961 and sold for scrap to Kinoshita and Company Limited of Japan on 15 February 1963.
The second HMAS Warramunga (152) is an Anzac class frigate laiddown by Tenix Defence Systems Propriety Limited at Williamstown in Victoriaon 26 July 1997, launched on 23 May 1998 and commissioned on 31 March 2001.
www.therfcc.org /hmas-warramunga-283661.html   (202 words)

  
 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Warramunga. FFH-152-
HMAS Anzac, the first of this class was launched on the 16th.
Warramunga is the first warship in the world to be fitted with the Sea Sparrow Missile anti-missile defence system.
The visit of ten veterans of the first HMAS Warramunga, was marked by the presentation to each of us, of a fine coloured photograph of her successor, with the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as a backdrop.
ahoy.tk-jk.net /macslog/HMASWarramunga.html   (1072 words)

  
 HMAS Shropshire - Stan Nicholls
HMAS Gascoyne entered harbour on the 10th with draftees for other ships, one able seaman for Shropshire.
We lost (temporarily) Lieutenant-Commander Alliston to the Warramunga on 30 September 1944 at 0840 because her captain was ill and was put ashore for medical attention.
Warramunga eight miles east of us had a suspected submarine contact and proceeded to drop depth charges - one was dropped and before the second wasused it was ascertained to be coral or rock so the attack was called off.
www.hmasshropshire.com /chapter7_1.htm   (8650 words)

  
 HNN News ::HMAS Warramunga visits Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Also known as "Little Mo," the first Warramunga was present in Tokyo Bay with the Battleship Missouri to witness the surrender of the Japanese.
The primary reason for the visit, however, was for Warramunga's crew to test and evaluate the the latest Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile to determine the feasibility of incorporating it into the Australian Navy's arsenal.
Warramunga quietly slipped out of Pearl Harbor on Monday and headed to PMRF for the missile tests, then on to Kauai for a three-day rest.
www.hnn.navy.mil /Archives/030905/hmas_030905.htm   (617 words)

  
 HMAS WARRAMUNGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
WARRAMUNGA'S career, like that of her sister ship HMAS ARUNTA, almost reads like a history of the war in the South-West Pacific.
On 6th August 1950, WARRAMUNGA left Sydney, Australia to join HMAS BATAAN in Korea where the two ships spent most of their time screening carriers off the Korean west coast and in the company of RCN Tribals.
A twin 40mm mounting replaced the quadruple 2 pounder and a triple barreled Squid mortar was mounted in the 'Y' position.
www.hmcshaida.ca /warram.html   (344 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The ANZAC frigate HMAS WARRAMUNGA was dispatched to intercept the vessel.
The crew and passengers of the ACENG became agitated and the Commander of HMAS WARRAMUNGA decided further boardings should not be undertaken.
HMAS WARRAMUNGA and HMAS NEWCASTLE delivered food and medical supplies to the ACENG but did not try to remove it from Australia’s contiguous zone.
www.minister.defence.gov.au /2001/351080901.doc   (546 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga - Royal Australian Navy
The WARRAMUNGA name is derived from the Warramunga (also spelt Warumungu) Aboriginal people from the Tennant Creek area and the ship's badge depicts a fearsome Warumungu tribesman about to throw a boomerang.
The motto "Courage in Difficulties" honours the Warumungu tribe's life of courage in their harsh environment as well as the Second World War Tribal Class Destroyer, HMAS WARRAMUNGA.
HMAS WARRAMUNGA is the second ship to bear that name and the fifth ANZAC Class Frigate.
www.navy.gov.au /ships/warramunga   (88 words)

  
 astro.iinet.net.au - HMAS Warramunga at Garden Island - June 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
HMAS Warramunga at Darling Harbour - June 2002
HMAS Warramunga (FFH152) is an Anzac Class Frigate commissioned in May 2001.
A helicopter is embarked to enhance anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare capabilities, initially an S-70B-2 Seahawk will be carried by ANZAC, however this will be replaced in due course by a new type of intermediate helicopter equipped for surveillance and maritime strike.
www.nachohat.org /p/sydney_jun2002/hmas_warramunga.html   (147 words)

  
 HMAS BATAAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
HMAS BATAAN was the only Tribal class destroyer not to be named after a people or nation of the British Empire.
In company with HMAS WARRAMUNGA, they were preparing for the final assault on Japan when the war ended.
She became part of the naval force that was present in Tokyo at the official Japanese surrender on 2nd September 1945.
www.hmcshaida.ca /bataan.html   (432 words)

  
 Cockatoo Island Dockyard: Ships - HMAS Arunta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The HMAS Arunta served in the Pacific during World War II, with the occupation forces in Japan, in the Korean War and in the Strategic Reserve in the Far East.
HMAS Arunta was subject to a modernisation program at Cockatoo Island Dockyard in the early 1950s.
Some drawings from this program are included in the series, with identification numbers in the same range as the original working drawings; these later drawings are not included in the register to the working drawings, but have been left with the series since they were apparently held there by the dockyard.
www.naa.gov.au /Publications/research_guides/guides/dockyard/pages/chapter03/arunta.htm   (544 words)

  
 Harpoon cannisters fitted to RAN Frigate. - Defence Talk - Defence Forum
HMAS Warramunga has become the first Australian warship to have the harpoon surface-tosurface missile system installed.
HMAS Warramunga will be testing the system installation this month by conducting the first-of-class firing, utilising a Blast Test Vehicle (BTV).
Warramunga now has it's Mk 45 Mod 2 5 inch gun, ESSM, Harpoon Block 11 and it's 2x triple torpedo launchers (still using Mk 46 torpedo's I believe, but MU-90 should be fitted soon).
www.defencetalk.com /forums/showthread.php?t=3192   (758 words)

  
 HMAS Warramunga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named HMAS Warramunga after the Warramunga aboriginal people of the Tennant Creek area of Australia:
Warramunga was a Tribal-class destroyer that served in World War II
This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMAS_Warramunga   (101 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: HMAS Warramunga (I44)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
List of destroyers of the Royal Navy In 1936, the Royal Navy ordered sixteen large Tribal class destroyers to compete with the similarly sized vessels being built for Japan, Germany and Italy.
The first HMAS Arunta (D-130/I-30) was a Tribal class destroyer, laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company Limited at Sydney in New South Wales on 15 November 1939, launched on 30 November 1940, and commissioned on 30 March 1942.
HMAS Bataan (D-9/D-191/I-91) was a Tribal-class destroyer laid down by Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company Limited at Sydney in New South Wales on 18 February 1942, launched on 15 January 1944 by Mrs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/HMAS-Warramunga-%28I44%29   (703 words)

  
 The Currency Lad: Shame On The PM: For Understatement
HMAS ADELAIDE was involved in SIEV 04 in vicinity of Christmas Island 7-10 Oct 01.
Once vessel was at anchor a processing and medical team was despatched and passports were found to have been thrown overboard.
HMAS BUNBURY has not observed any children being thrown overboard, however during SIEV 06 operations the ship’s boat crew and BP observed one child being threatened.
thecurrencylad.blogspot.com /2004/08/shame-on-pm-for-understatement.html   (1290 words)

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