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HMAS Perth (D29)

1936-1942 modified Leander-class light cruiser of the Royal and Royal Australian Navies

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HMAS Perth was a modified Leander-class light cruiser operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the early part of World War II. She was constructed for the Royal Navy, where she was commissioned as HMS Amphion in 1936. After several years on the North America and West Indies Station, the cruiser was transferred to the RAN in 1939 and recommissioned as HMAS Perth.

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After HMAS Perth sank in 1942, Frank McGovern was captured by the Japanese, sent to the Burma-Siam railway, then found himself on a prison ship.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

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