Navy Week Ball
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Navy Defence Seminar

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Navy Week Golf
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Nerves and Steel

The Royal Australian Navy in the Pacific December 1941 – September 1945
The war in the Pacific was essentially a naval struggle. Allied war aims hinged on the destruction of Japan’s powerful navy and the severing of sea communications between Japan and its far-flung Asian and Pacific conquests. Nerves and Steel explores the role played by the RAN in ultimate Allied victory and features items from the Shrine’s own collection as well as loans from the Australian War Memorial, the RAN Heritage Collection, veterans and their families.
The exhibition will be on display in the Shrine of Remembrance Southern Gallery from 22 July 2017 until July 2018.

Next Flagship event:
The 2017 Seafarers Church Service will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral at 10:30 on 22 October 2016 and it will be followed by the Navy Wreath Laying Service at the Cenotaph at the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne at 12:30.

**** Coming up.....refer to Calendar

01 Sep –
Legacy Day – please give generously

01 Sep –
On this day in 1920, Flinders Naval Deport was commissioned as a training establishment for the RAN.

02 Sep –
On this day in 1943 the Australian Commando vessel Krait sailed to attack Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.

06 Sep –
Battle for Australia day

11 Sep –
Battle of Bita Paka

14 Sep –
On this day in 1914 - HMA Submarine AE1 presumed lost off New Britain.

01 Oct –
Daylight saving begins.

01 Oct –
On this day in 1942 Wrans were officially sworn into the Navy.