Anthony John Hughes as chief communications yeoman on HMAS Brisbane, 1971, during deployment in Vietnam waters [actuality recording]

Accession Number S02857
Collection type Sound
Measurement 25 min
Object type Actuality recording
Physical description audio cassette; BASF LN C60; mono
Maker Hughes, Anthony John
Date made 16 August 1971; 17 August 1971
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
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Description

Hughes speaks from the mess deck and the upper deck onboard HMAS Brisbane on the gunline off the coast of South Vietnam. He describes the sequence of the guns firing and the general environment on the ship. Also includes sounds of a replenishment at sea with USS Kansas City recorded on the bridge of HMAS Brisbane.

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