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HMAS MELBOURNE (1912-1928) to commemorate the last Christmas held on board prior to her final departure from Australia

Date: 1927
Dimensions:
Overall (Closed): 209 x 124 x 1 mm
Overall (Open): 209 x 248 x 1 mm
Medium: Printed text, illustration and photographic image on paper.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Kim Andrews
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Menu
Object No: 00017333
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    This menu comes from the last Christmas held on board the first HMAS MELBOURNE prior to its final departure from Australia.
    HistoryThe Town class light cruiser HMAS MELBOURNE served in the Royal Australian Navy from 1913 to 1928. The cruiser saw service during World War I in the Pacific Ocean as part of the offensive against the German East Asia Squadron, took part in the convoy of troopships to Egypt, patrolled the Atlantic from Canada to Brazil, and the North Sea as part of the British Grand Fleet. MELBOURNE left Australia in February 1928 for the last time, was decommissioned on 23 April in England and broken up for scrap in 1929.
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    Primary title: HMAS MELBOURNE (1912-1928) to commemorate the last Christmas held on board prior to her final departure from Australia

    Web title: Menu commemorating the last Christmas to be held on board HMAS MELBOURNE (I), 25 December 1927

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