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FOOTAGE number
AUS2563131
Title
HMAS Sydney and Yarra. Royal Australian Naval College and student training. Australia, 1968
Date
1968 AD (C20th AD)
Description
Clip 4 from the 1968 film 'Navy in Focus' (Edition 7) by the Department of Defence (Royal Australian Navy Public Relations), documenting the work of the Australian naval forces during the Vietnam War. In this clip, the fast troop carrier HMAS Sydney arrives with troops and equipment in Vung Tau South Vietnam. US Army Skycrane heavy lift helicopter is used to unload heavy equipment such as trucks. Sydney normally needs to stay only one day in Vung Tau before her return voyage. US Chinook helicopter landing on Sydney to pick up troops. Also at anchor in Vung Tau is HMAS Sydney's escort HMAS Yarra. The Royal Australian Naval College HMAS Creswell at Jervis Bay, NSW, hosts fifty high school students for a week as guests of the RAN. Part of their visit includes time onboard the training ship HMAS Queenborough.
Photo credit
© Australian War Memorial / Bridgeman Images
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 720 × 576 px 1,198 MB 223
Copyright
Out of copyright

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