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HMAS Sydney (II)

McCarthy, Michael

HMAS Sydney (II)

by McCarthy, Michael

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Published by Western Australian Museum in Welshpool, W.A .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Australian Naval operations,
  • Australia,
  • Australia. Royal Australian Navy,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Cruisers (Warships),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.148-154) and index.

    Statementedited by M. McCarthy
    ContributionsWestern Australian Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD775.5.S8 H62 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[160] p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24852050M
    ISBN 109781920843496
    LC Control Number2010551554
    OCLC/WorldCa436918046

    The Loss of HMAS SYDNEY II 85 been re-written to exclude all reference to’ the Q signal made by KORMORAN.4 By the time of publication of the edition of his book, in addition to the allegations of suppression of evidence from official records and misrepresentation of UCO’s log book by rewriting, Mr Montgomery. Finding HMAS Sydney (II) Article | Updated 3 years ago. HMAS Sydney (II): Forward screen of superstructure. Captain's sea cabin Finding Sydney. Both David Mearns and the Finding Sydney Foundation (FSF) methodology converged on the need to find HSK Kormoran and then establish the approximate location of HMAS Sydney (II) relative to this site. This reflected the conclusions of the .

    The book also includes details of her escort ships (Frigates or Destroyers) and the voyages made by the MV (later HMAS) Boonaroo and the MV (later HMAS) Jeparit. This history describes the events which lead up to Sydney being used as a Fast Troop Transport, her time in South Vietnamese waters and there are a number of interesting stories from.   Olson’s HMAS Sydney II in Peace and War achieves a history easily accessible to the general reader as well as concise enough to appeal to the enthusiast and professional alike. The pages of the book are both well written and accurate as well as profusely illustrated with photographs; many of them published for the first time.

      The Search for HMAS Sydney is a beautifully presented book that is much more than a coffee-table book. This is the story of the search and the science behind it, told in forensic detail. Military Books Australia The latest news on new releases of military history books of .   The loss of HMAS Sydney, 19 November The most grievous loss suffered by the Royal Australian Navy occurred on 19 November , when the cruiser HMAS Sydney was lost in action with the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran off the Western Australian of the Sydney's complement of men Kormoran was also sunk in the action.


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HMAS Sydney (II) by McCarthy, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book has numerous photographs, diagrams and maps, which makes it an interesting read as well as an important reference for researchers and those interested in Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Fred McLeod-Dryden Founding President HMAS.

The Author, Mr. HMAS Sydney book, has done a superb job of researching the loss of HMAS Sydney. As the book was written before the discovery of both sydney and Kormoran, it was more than a little interesting to see just how close many of the authors conclusions were - if not % acurate at least close enough - to the evidence provided by photographs of 5/5(3).

Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. In March the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney II and its adversary, the disguised German raider HSK Kormoran, were found. In the following May, a Commission of ng may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from HMAS Sydney book UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability.

pages. The keel of HMS Terrible, the ship that would later become HMAS Sydney (III), was laid by Viscountess Astor at Devonport Dockyard, United Kingdom on 19 April She was launched by Mrs Duncan Sandys on 30 September and was one of six Majestic Class light aircraft carriers whose construction was suspended following the end of World War II.

The cruiser HMAS Sydney, under the command of John Glossop, was ordered to attack the German Emden was first to fire, after several shots missing the Sydney, it was eventually hit causing some r, the Sydney had the advantage over the Emden, it was faster and had greater fire Sydney was able to move out of range of the Emden but still be able to strike : Is Info.

He would encounter conspiracy theories, false clues, cyclones and myriad mechanical problems, but, inhe would finally record the astonishing words, 'HMAS Sydney found!' Here, for the first time, David tells the full, dramatic story of his search for two ships, Sydney and Kormoran, whose paths crossed one fateful day in Reviews: 1.

This was because of three main factors: firstly, HMAS Sydney was sunk with no survivors. All Australian seamen were lost. Second, the location of the wreckage of Sydney (and Kormoran, which was also sunk) remained a mystery until decades after the war, in And finally, months after the battle a mysterious, unidentified body washed up on Christmas Island – a body many believed was.

A well researched and well written book. I have over 15 books on the loss/history of HMAS Sydney and this is one of the better ones. My wife was responsible for all admin support in the recent Australian Defence Force enquiry into the loss of the ship and this book was one of several used as a definitive guide by the Commission of Enquiry/5(3).

15 rows  Book Title Author Publisher Published; HMAS Sydney (II) Edited by McCarthy, Michael:. To find HMAS Sydney (II), the pride of the Royal Australian Navy, that disappeared with her entire crew off the western coast of Australia in Related Video For 66 years, the location of Sydney remained shrouded in mystery, with the relatives.

HMAS Sydney. 1, likes 5 talking about this. Should the sinking of HMAS Sydney and the loss of lives be honoured as a public holliday of rememberenceFollowers: K. Background HMAS Sydney. HMAS Sydney was one of three "Modified Leander" or "Perth" class light cruisers of the RAN.

[2] Built for the Royal Navy, the cruiser was purchased by the Australian government to replace HMAS Brisbane, and was commissioned into the RAN in September [3] The cruiser was feet 4 inches ( m) long, and displaced 8, long tons (9, t).

[4]. Get this from a library. HMAS Sydney. [T R Frame] -- SECOND WORLD WAR. AUSTRALIAN. The complete and authoritative account of the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, and the finding of her wreck in On 19 Novemberthe pride of the Australian Navy.

The light cruiser HMAS Sydney was built in the United Kingdom and commissioned in June On 4 October she entered Sydney Harbour with other ships of the fleet unit. Following the outbreak of war in AugustSydney was engaged in operations against Germany's Pacific colonies and destroyed a radio station in the Pelew Islands.

HMAS Sydney's hunt for the German raider, Emden. HMAS Sydney's hunt for the German raider, Emden. When the ships of the new Royal Australian Navy made their grand entry into Sydney Harbour in Octobera young nation was at peace.

Under a year later Australia had gone to war in what was seen as a noble fight for king, country and Empire. The Citizens of Sydney Presentation Shield. On Sydney's arrival in her namesake port on 4 October the citizens of the City of Sydney presented the ship with this ornate sterling silver shield.

Designed by Mr W. Kerr, a Sydney jeweller, it features representations of the Royal Coat-of-Arms and a. Lt Cdr Cumming Report. the task delegated to me by the Commanding Officer of HMAS Vampire was to report on the feasibility of HMAS Sydney being able to berth in Saigon.

In preparation of my report I used: HMAS Vampire Log Book, SP /1, BundleJanuaryNAA. The two ships assumed Condition Yankee from to25 January. The sinking of the HMAS Sydney in was Australia's biggest and bloodiest wartime mystery, giving rise to a series of bizarre conspiracy theories, only put to rest when the ship was found.

Book review by Kevin Rickard. Frame,T. HMAS Sydney, Australia’s greatest naval te Australia: Sydney. rrp.$ In the afternoon of 19 Novembertwo large ships sighted one another for the first time off the coast Western Australia.

He was kind enough to share an excerpt from his book. In this section, he examines the battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden. If you would like to read the complete book, check out Andy’s works on Amazon.

H.M.A.S SYDNEY: A Chronological History Volume 2 August to December CHAPTER FIVE, SYDNEY v EMDEN, A COMPARISON. Get this from a library! HMAS Sydney: loss and controversy. [T R Frame] -- "On 19 November HMAS Sydney fought a close-quarters naval battle with the German armed raider HSK Kormoran, off the West Australian coast.

Both ships suffered mortal damage and later.Five ships of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) have been named HMAS Sydney, after Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales.

HMAS Sydney (), a Town-class light cruiser launched indecommissioned inand broken up for scrap HMAS Sydney (D48), a Leander-class light cruiser launched inand sunk following a battle with the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran on 19 .This book by Mike Carlton goes beyond the deadly duel fought between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden in November The author delves into some detail about the how the Royal Australian Navy came about, the political trials and tribulations, and the men that made it all possible/5.