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

  • HMAS Voyager Association 2020

    10 February 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED

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

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