AUSTRALIA. 1940. THE AUXILIARY MINESWEEPER, HMAS "GOORANGAI" WHICH WAS SUNK IN A COLLISION WITH ...

Unit HMAS Goorangai
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Accession Number 068379
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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AUSTRALIA. 1940. THE AUXILIARY MINESWEEPER, HMAS "GOORANGAI" WHICH WAS SUNK IN A COLLISION WITH THE MV "DUNTROON" IN PORT PHILLIP BAY, VICTORIA, ON THE 20TH NOVEMBER, 1940, WITH THE LOSS OF HER FULL COMPLEMENT OF 24 OFFICERS AND MEN. THIS WAS THE FIRST ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY SHIP TO BE LOST IN WORLD WAR II.