Albany Anzac Weekend # 2

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The re-enactment of the departure of the troopships was a highlight of the weekend for me. As I stood on Mt Adelaide, I imagined Fay Catherine Howe standing on Breaksea Island one hundred years ago, watching the troopships of the 1st AIF convoy leave Australia. The video below captures some of the atmosphere…

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If you look closely at the photo below you can not only see three naval ships, but also the submarine HMAS Rankin and a helicopter following them. Here is a link to a news article about the departure. While the troopships were leaving there was a ceremony to open the new National Anzac centre.

ships with sumbamire and choppernEC

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