H.M.A.S. Adelaide Plaque

Location of H.M.A.S. Adelaide Plaque

Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square
Brisbane QLD 4000

Bronze plaque dedicated to the H.M.A.S. Adelaide and all those who served in her. The plaque displays a diagram of the vessel and the RAN Ships Crest. There are two Australian flags in the oposing top corners.

Inscription

H.M.A.S. ADELAIDE

[vessel diagram]

LAID DOWN COCKATOO DOCK SYDNEY JAN 1915

COMMISSIONED JULY 1922

RECOMMISSIONED 1ST SEPT. 1939

DECOMMISSIONED 26TH FEB 1945

H.M.A.S. ADELAIDE A 6 INCH CRUISER CARRIED OUT INVALUABLE CONVOY DUTIES

INDIAN AND PACIFIC OCEANS

DEDICATED TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED IN HER

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Commemorative services held
The Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Additional information

History of the H.M.A.S. Adelaide on the Royal Australian Navy website.

Recorded by
Qld War Memorial Register
Date recorded
14 April 2009

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