Naval art prints of Australian Naval
ships, HMAS Sydney, Shropshire, Hobart, Nizam, Vampire, Geelong, Wyhalla
and Manoora, naval paintingsand art prints by leading naval artists
including Randall Wilson and Ivan Berryman published by Cranston Fine Arts.
HMAS Sydney Built by Swan Hunter and
Launched 22nd September 1934.
7,105 tons Speed: 32.5kt Complement: 550
Eight 6 inch guns in pairs. Eight 4 inch anti-aircraft guns in pairs and
twelve 0.5 inch machine guns in fours. Eight 21 inch torpedo
tubes in pairs and 1 aircraft.
Sydney was sunk in the action with the German Commerce Raider Kormoran. Sydney's
A and B turrets were put out of action by a torpedo Hit and was hit by
several 5.9 inch shells she was ;last seen burning furiously.