HMAS CANBERRA

HMAS CANBERRA (1) D33 was Commissioned in Clydebank, Scotland, UK on the 9th 0f July 1928 and was sunk by the Japanese Navy off Savo Island on the 9th of August 1942.

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HMAS CANBERRA (2) FFG-02 was Commissioned in Seattle, Washington, USA on the 21st of March 1981 and Decommissioning at Fleet Base West, Rockingham Western Australia on the 12th of November 2005.

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HMAS CANBERRA (3) LHD 02 is expected to commissioned into the RAN at Fleet Base East in Sydney, Australia in 2014.


HMAS SHROPSHIRE

HMAS SHROPSHIRE was commissioned into the RAN at Chatham, EnglandĀ on the 20 April 1943 and was decommissioned on the 10 November 1949.

 

HMAS CANBERRA - HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association (Australia)

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Patron in Chief

Patron

HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

RADM Guy Griffiths AO,DSO,DSC,RAN Rtd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to the HMAS CANBERRA - HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association.

The HMAS CANBERRA - HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association is a none for profit organisation and was formed to to bring together those men and woman who served in the ship bearing the name HMAS CANBERRA and HMAS SHROPSHIRE.

The Association has members from the following HMA Ships,

  • HMAS CANBERRA (1) D33 County Class Heavy Cruiser (1927-1942)
  • HMAS SHROPSHIRE D73 County Class Heavy Cruiser (1943-1949)
  • HMAS CANBERRA (2) FFG -02 Fast Frigate Guided (1981-2005)
  • HMAS CANBERRA (3) LHD- 02 Landing Helicopter Dock (2014 - )

The Association membership is quite diverse, its membership includes personnel who served in World War 2 through to current serving members of the Royal Australian Navy, it also includes family members of those who have served.

The Association is involved at a National level participating in ANZAC DAY and Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony on August 9th in honour of those lost in HMAS CANBERRA during World War and is the point of contact to liaises with other States the Commonwealth and other Organisations and Associations to participate in National ceremonies concerning the Association.

The Association also organises the National Reunions and is involved in fund raising for Association members in distress and other nominated community charities.

 

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Association Divisions

 
Western Australia
Victoria
South Australia - Northern Territory
Queensland
Tasmania
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
National
 
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