The Vung Tau Ferry and other escort ships
Rodney Nott and Noel Payne
The Vung Tau Ferry (HMAS Sydney) and escort ships (Vietnam 1965-1972). Dedicated to the many members of the Royal Australian Navy who spent seven years and made 25 operational voyages on HMAS Sydney and her escorting destroyers to and from Vietnam. These approximately 9,800 RAN personnel, transported safely and on time about 15,600 Army and RAAF personnel, along with many tons of weapons, stores and equipment. The book includes: a nominal list of those who served, the dates and composition of the 25 Troop Transport Task Force groups that served in the operational area, and firsthand accounts by sailors and soldiers who sailed in HMAS Sydney and the Escort Ships of the RAN, namely HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Anzac, HMAS Derwent, HMAS Duchess, HMAS Parramatta, HMAS Stuart, HMAS Swan, HMAS Torrens, HMAS Vampire, HMAS Vendetta and HMAS Yarra.
Soft cover, illustrated, 272 pages.