Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial

HMAS Yarra (1942)

The plaque reads ...

HMAS YarraHMAS 'Yarra' (2)
Sloop 'River' class commissioned 1936
WW@ Patrol and escort duties
Australia, Red Sea, Mediterranean.
1942 Unit of China Force escorting
between Sunda Strait and Singapore.
Lost 04.03.1942 when convoy attacked
by 3 heavy cruisers - 138/151 men died
including 15 known Tasmanians.