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The Royal Australian Navy is the navy of Australia. It was founded in 1901. It was given its official name of the Royal Australian Navy in 1911 by His Majesty King George V. Before the Royal Australian Navy had been of created, Australia's waters was guarded by a number of ships from the Royal Navy.[1]

World War II

In World War II, the Royal Australian Navy had a priority to protect Australia's Water from invasion, securing communication lines with other Allied Countries, and assisting other allied navies, including the Royal Navy, and the United States Navy in operations in the Atlantic, Pacific, Mediterranean, and Indian Ocean. The Royal Australian Navy took part in multiple campaigns.

Ships in Fleet

A list of Ships used by the Royal Australian Navy during World War II

Crusiers

Destroyers

Corvettes

Sloops

Patrol Ships

Minesweepers

References

  1. http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/ran-brief-history

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