Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the commemorative services held at the Shrine of Remembrance.

  • HMAS Voyager Association 2019

    10 February 2019, 10:30am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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    HMAS Voyager (I) was an integral part of the Scrap Iron Flotilla, a fleet of five destroyers deployed to the Mediterranean at the outset of the Second World War. HMAS Voyager (I) was lost on 23 September 1942 after running aground at Betano Bay in Timor while disembarking troops.

    HMAS Voyager (II) was a Daring class destroyer commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1957. The second HMAS Voyager as lost at sea on 10 February 1964 with the loss of 82 lives when it collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.