Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial
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HMAS Yarra (1942)
The plaque reads ...
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.