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HMAS Moruya (Q17)

Details:

Title

HMAS Moruya (Q17)

Collection

WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945

Date

2021

Location

Darwin Harbour

Nation of service

Australia

Service

Merchant Navy

Service branch

Cargo and; Passenger Ship; Motor Launch; Boom Defence Vessel; Air-sea Rescue

Unit

HMAS Moruya (Q17)

Date arrived in NT

1942-02-19

Date left the NT

1943-11-12

Honours and awards

Battle Honour, Darwin 1942-1943

History

Requistioned on 3 June 1941 and was in Darwin Harbour on 19 February 1942. The Commanding Officer was John Leggoe, author of 'Trying to be sailors'.

Notes

Metadata: Attribution International 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Language

English

Subject

Second World War, 1939-1945; Merchant Navy; Australia; Air sea rescue; Boom defence vessel; Cargo; Motor launch; Passenger; HMAS Moruya (Q17)

File type

image/tiff

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/pubic-domain/pdm

Related links

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/34193 [PictureNT : PH0375/0091, Dredge 'Morwong', Marella Collection]; http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/MSS0823/ [Richard Want]; https://www.navy.gov.au/customs-and-traditions/battle-honours [Royal Australian Navy : Battle Honours]; http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/fixed-naval-defences-darwin-harbour-1939-1945 [Fixed Naval Defences in Darwin]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=47387 [HMAS Moruya (Q17)]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/843554

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/844009


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