John Augustine Collins, RAN
|Born||7 Jan 1899||Deloraine, Tasmania, Australia|
|Died||3 Sep 1989||(90)||Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
Retired: 16 Mar 1955
Warship Commands listed for John Augustine Collins, RAN
|HMAS Sydney (D 48)||Capt.||Light cruiser||16 Nov 1939||14 May 1941|
|HMAS Shropshire (83)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||7 Apr 1943||6 May 1944|
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Light cruiser HMAS Sydney (D 48)
18 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMAS Sydney (Capt. J.A. Collins, RAN) and the British destroyer HMS Havock (Cdr. R.E. Courage, DSO, DSC, RN) departed Alexandria for an anti-shipping raid in the Gulf of Athens. They were to pass through the Kaso Strait around 2000/18 and proceed towards the Gulf of Athens. After the raid they were to pass through the Anti-Kithera Channel as to arrive at Alexandria at 1400/20. (1)
- ADM 199/386
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