31 May 1942

Photo(s) dated 31 May 1942
Cruiser USS Chicago underway in Sydney Harbor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, before the Japanese midget submarine attack that took place later that night, May 31, 1942
1 Jun 1942

Photo(s) dated 1 Jun 1942
A Japanese Ko-hyoteki class midget submarine raised from of Sydney Harbor the day after the submarine attack in Sydney Harbor, New South Wales, Australia, Jun 1 1942Japanese Type 98 torpedo that ran aground on Green Island in Sydney Harbor during the submarine attack 9 days earlier being prepared for recovery, Sydney, Australia, Jun 10, 1942. Note the sandbags.
15 Jan 1944

Australia
29 Apr 1944

Australia
5 May 1944

Australia
15 Jan 1945

Photo(s) dated 15 Jan 1945
HMS Formidable berthed at the Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia, circa Jan 1945
29 Jul 1945

Photo(s) dated 29 Jul 1945
Admiral Bruce Fraser and another officer watching HMS Duke of York entering Sydney Harbour, Australia, 29 Jul 1945
24 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 24 Aug 1945
HMS Formidable and HMS Implacable entering Sydney harbor, Australia, 24 Aug 1945
13 Oct 1945

Australia
  • HMS Formidable arrived in Sydney, Australia, disembarking 1,300 Australian troops and liberated prisoners of war. ww2dbase [Formidable | Sydney, New South Wales | CPC]
6 Dec 1945

Photo(s) dated 6 Dec 1945
QF 4.5-inch Mk III guns aboard HMS Formidable, Sydney harbor, Australia, 6 Dec 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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