ALL DARINGS REUNION 2021

Latest newsletter 11 November 2020 see the link below: Daring Reunion 2021 newsletter4 11 Nov 2020 A Reunion is being planned for September/October 2021 Covid 19 permitting and it will be hosted by the Duchess Association. The Reunion has been in...

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Last Post

In the latest edition of the NSW RSL Reveille newspaper the Last Post section sadly advises the passing of two (2) of our shipmates. ABFC Geoff Avard R66764 – DOB 10/4/1947 ORDCD Ian Bush R103356 – DOB 02/7/1951 “Fair Winds and...

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HMAS Vendetta 1943-45 Leo Vincent Atkinson

Leo Vincent Atkinson On Thursday 25th June 2020 it was an exciting day for Vendetta Veterans, when the National President (Col Hardie), Vendetta Veterans Association had a visit from a wonderful gentleman by the name of Glenn Atkinson.   Glen’s...

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RAN Hunter Class Future Frigates

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced a major contract signing to support the prototyping of the Royal Australian Navy’s Hunter Class future frigates and a critical Australian industry. Click...

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ANZAC Day Brisbane 2020

Hi Shipmates, In light of recent developments and the formal advice from the ANZAC Day Parade Committee that the 2020 Brisbane march has been cancelled the committee has decided to cancel our Association’s plans for ANZAC Day and post march lunch...

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ANZAC DAY BRISBANE 2020

The Queensland Division of the Vendetta Veterans Association extends an invitation to join us in Brisbane for the ANZAC Day march and post march lunch at the Ship Inn.   Details are contained in the link below: Anzac-Day-Invite-2020

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Anzac Day Sydney 2020

NOTIFICATION #1 Dear Shipmates, Firstly on behalf of your association may I wish you and yours a wonderful and prosperous New Year. Yes I am early with my notifications if we plan early and get the dates locked in we will continue to GROW our...

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JUL 11THFOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

It is with great sadness that I advise of the passing of WO COXSWAIN TIMOTHY COLLINS – R28178 DOB – 16.6.28 Tim travelled to Vietnam on HMAS VENDETTA on two occasions – first the gunline trip September 1969 to April 1970 HONOUR – MENTION IN...

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WACKATACK

In the latest edition of Rogues Yarn from the Naval Commemoration Committee of Victoria there is an story on page 2 which talks about the Wackatack that served on HMAS Vendetta.  The story was discussed at the recent reunion held in Mildura in...

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SHELL CARTRIDGE SOUVENIRS

This picture was sent in recently with a query about its origin. What you have here is the base of a 4.5 inch shell cartridge.  The full cartridge was about a metre in length and was made of solid brass. During a firing these cartridge casings...

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