Rhoades, William Smith (Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy b: 1879

Collection ID PR90/109
Collection type Private Record
Title Rhoades, William Smith (Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy b: 1879
Measurement 14 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Rhoades, William Smith
Date made 1911-1940

PAPERS MAINLY RELATE TO HIS CAREER, PARTICULARLY WITH HMAS SYDNEY DURING WWI. SOME PAPERS AND DRAWINGS RELATE TO SYDNEY-EMDEN BATTLE. INCLUDES GUNNERY CERTIFICATES, RECORDS OF SERVICE, PROPOSAL FOR A PROJECTILE TO ATTACK SUBMARINES, LETTER OF COMMENDATION, CARDBOARD PLAQUE RE "SOUTH AFRICAN SHIELD" GUN COMPETITION BETWEEN HMAS AUSTRALIA AND SYDNEY