Clearance Diving Team 3 – 2nd Contingent

Robert HallRoyal Australian Navy0 Comments

Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.63-65. Reprinted by kind permission of the Authors. Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT R.J. Burns, RAN POCD R.A. Donne LSCD R.A. Blake LSCD M.J. Currie ABCD D.C. Trompp ABCD P.J. Zegenhagen Deployment: August 1967 to February 1968 Lieutenant Robert … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 1st Contingent

Robert HallNews, Royal Australian Navy0 Comments

Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972. p. 60-63. Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT M. T. F. Shotter, RAN POCD B.V. Clark LSCD P. Boettcher ABCD P.C. … Read More

Naval Operations in Vietnam

Peter KimberleyArticles, Royal Australian Navy0 Comments

Naval Operations in Vietnam By Jozef Straczek, originally published at http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/naval-operations-vietnam Between 1965 and 1972 elements of the RAN undertook continuous operational service in Vietnam. During this period the Navy performed a variety of operational tasks at sea, ashore and in the air. The RAN‘s primary contribution consisted of destroyers, Fleet Air Arm personnel attached to a United States (US) Army assault helicopter company … Read More