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History RAN Ship HMAS Parramatta and Commander Walker

History RAN Ship HMAS Parramatta and Commander Walker

The Price Of Admiralty ' by P McGuire

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HMAS PARRAMATTA

 

 

The Price Of Admiralty ' by Paul McGuire written as a memorial to the Australian Navy Commander Walker, Officers & Men of HMAS Parramatta.

Walker commenced his service with the Royal Australian Navy in 1915 during WW1. His early navy career writes like a history of the Royal Australian Navy as he served on many of the most famous early Australian Navy ships (Whole chapter on HMAS AUSTRALIA).

Gives the full history of HMAS Parramatta with roll of honour of the Ships Company at time of sinking in November 1941.

HMAS Parramatta was torpedoed and sunk very quickily only 25 survived with the other 146 men including Commander Walker died with the ship. November '41 is said to be one of the worst periods for our RAN on the 19th November 1941 HMAS Sydney was lost due the Kormoran Battle.

  • Book Condition: Obvious shelf wear - uniform page age toning (not bad) - Otherwise no major problem
  • Comment: Collectable Quality
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Publication Date: 1944
  • Total Pages: 330

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