RAN Semaphore July 2015 edition honours ships named Adelaide

HMAS Adelaide (I) in her original configuration with four funnels. Image credit: Department of Defence
HMAS Adelaide (I) in her original configuration with four funnels. Image credit: Department of Defence
Just a quick note to let readers know that the RAN has released the latest Semaphore, under the title:

Ships named Adelaide

by John Perryman

INTRO: With the second of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new amphibious ships (LHD) nearing completion and due to commission as HMAS Adelaide (III) in 2016, it seems timely to review the history of the two previous RAN warships to have proudly carried the name of South Australia’s capital city.

You can view this online publication at the link below:

http://www.navy.gov.au/media-room/publications/semaphore-july-2015

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