HMAS CANBERRA


This site is dedicated to all the Royal Australian Navy personnel who have served in HMAS CANBERRA

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HMAS CANBERRA (1) from the 9th 0f July 1928 until she was sunk off Savo Island on the 9th of August 1942.

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HMAS CANBERRA (2) from the 21st of March 1981 until the Decommissioning on the 12th of November 2005.

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HMAS CANBERRA (3) commissioning at Fleet Base East in Sydney, Australia in 2014.

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Operational Image Gallery

 

HMAS Canberra - 76mm Gun Firing

 

The ship conducted numerous international execises with many Defence Forces around the world and was involved in many operational missions since 1992, she participated in Operation DAMASK following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait (November 1992 to March 1993), Operation BRANCARD to evacuate Australian Nationals from Jakarta (May 1998) and Operation SLIPPER (March to July 2002) as part of the International Coalition Against Terrorism. During her lengthy career HMAS Canberra sailed nearly 800,000 miles and saw active service in the Persian Gulf and conducted operations in areas such as the Southern Ocean and Solomon Islands...More

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Operational Images 1981 -2005

Operational Images taken over the Operational lifetime of HMAS Canberra, she was involved in many exercises and operations over 24 years HMAS Canberra participated in a number of operations, including Operation DAMASK following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait,, Operation BRANCARD to evacuate Australian Nationals from Jakarta and Operation SLIPPER as part of the International Coalition Against Terrorism...More

 

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North West Indian Ocean Deployment Cruise Book- 1983

The HMAS Canberra first Major deployment was to the Indian Ocean in 1983, the ship departed Sydney on the 28 of February 1983 on completion of workups in the East Australian Exercise Area off the New South Wales coast....More

 

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North West Indian Ocean Deployment Cruise Book- 1986

The HMAS Canberra deployed to the Indian Ocean in 1986, the ship departed Sydney on the 14 of April 1986 on completion of workups in the East Australian Exercise Area off the New South Wales coast....More

 

 

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Operation Damask VI- Northern Red Sea Deployment Cruise Book 1992-93

The HMAS Canberra deployed to the Red Sea in late 1992 to participate in Operation Damask VI....More

 

 

 

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HMAS Canberra deployed to North East Asia in 2000...More

 


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2002 Operation SLIPPER Deployment

HMAS Canberra deployed to the Persian Gulf Image Gallery that includes 7 Galleries including Operational Images, Boarding Party's, Replenisment at Sea, the Crew at Sea, Anzac Day Ceremony and ...More

 

 

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Crew at Sea 1981-2004

This Gallery has images of the HMAS Canberra Ships Company whilst at Sea from 1981 until 2004...more

 

 

 

 

 

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