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Captain Dine, 1958

Portrait of Captain Dine

Date: 1959
Dimensions:
Overall: 147 x 97 mm
Medium: Photograph
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Patrick Dine and family
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00045722

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    Description
    Captain Leonard Norman Dine of the Royal Australian Navy is shown wearing his full captain's uniform. Dine served in many different ships of the Royal Australian Navy contributing to the protection of Australia and its allied countries during peace and war.
    SignificanceThis photograph respresents the service of Captain Leonard Norman Dine with the Royal Australian Navy.
    HistoryCaptain Leonard Norman Dine, RAN was born on 11 September 1910 in Randwick NSW, the son of W Dine of Sydney. He was educated at Randwick Royal Australian Naval College (RANC), Royal Naval Engineering College (RNEC) Keyham England and returned to RANC from 1926-1928 where he won the prizes for Physics and Chemistry. Dine also won the prize for Seamanship. He became a Midshipman in 1929, a Sub-Lieutenant in 1932, Lieutenant in 1933, Lieutenant-Commander in 1941 where he served aboard PERTH, NEPAL, SHROPSHIRE and BATAAN. In 1947, he became a Commander and during 1950 was Department Director Naval Construction and Naval Liaison Staff, London, England. Dine was an Engineer Officer aboard HMS VENGEANCE from 1950-53 and Acting Captain Fleet Engineer Officer to the Australian Fleet during 1954-56 when he then became Captain. Dine was appointed General Manager of HMA Naval Dockyard in Williamstown in Victoria 1957 until 1961 when he retired.




    Additional Titles

    Web title: Portrait of Captain Dine

    Collection title: Captain Leonard Norman Dine naval collection

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