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, England on the 20 April 1943 and was decommissioned on the 10 November 1949.

 

HMAS CANBERRA- HMAS SHROPSHIRE ASSOCIATION REUNION 2014

 

Updated: 21 April 2013

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Hi Folks,

The HMAS CANBERRA-HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association 2014 Reunion is currently being planned.It will be held on the weekend of the Commissioning of HMAS CANBERRA 3 in Sydney, NSW.

The date of the Commissioning has yet to be confirmed, however it will be in the first quarter of 2014 most likely in March.

The Reunion is open to all members of the Ships Company of HMAS CANBERRA 1-2-3, HMAS SHROPSHIRE, members of HMAS CANBERRA-HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association and guests.

This Survey will assist in determining the interest and potential numbers of personnel wishing to attend the Commissioning Ceremony and the Reunion events.

Please Note: The Navy Events Cell will be liaising with the Association for the Commissioning Ceremony, numbers of personnel that will be able to attend the Commissioning has not yet been determined.

Tentative Program

Fri: Commissioning Ceremony HMAS CANBERRA 3
Sat: Association Function (Reunion)
Sun: Memorial Service - HMAS CANBERRA- HMAS SHROPSHIRE
Sun: Farewell Lunch

The cost of these events are yet to be determined.

Yours Aye,

Lee "Bickies" Webster
President
HMAS CANBERRA- HMAS SHROPSHIRE Association
WA Division
0431547527

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