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HMAS Sydney

HMAS Sydney

Modified Leander class light cruiser launched 1934. The ship was laid down as HMS Phaeton, but was purchased by the Australian Government before completion. Engaged the disguised German raider HSK Kormoran off Western Australia in 1941 and both ships sank.

 

Title: HMAS Sydney
Record Type: Boats
Type: Light Cruiser
Date Launched: 22-09-1934
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 60335