Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

HMAS Sydney (1941)

The plaque reads ...

HMAS SydneyHMAS 'Sydney'
1939-40 saw action in Mediterranean
1941 duty in Indian Ocean,Fiji, NZ.
19.11.1941 lost with all 645 hands
(635 RAN, 6 RAAF, 4 Canteen Staff)
after inflicting fatal damage to the
German armed merchant cruiser Kormoran
off N.W. Coast of West Australia.
46 Tasmanian servicemen perished.
~ Lest We Forget ~