Dr Ian Pfennigwerth: Australia’s Tribal Class Destroyers
Posted on: Mon 14 Dec 2020
They were the Aussie warships that looked like warships with a capital “W”. They looked spectacular. Renowned Naval Historian, retired RAN Captain Ian Pfennigwerth takes Listeners on a voyage of discovery about these magnificent looking ships… how Australia came to acquire them and why… their shortcomings and their strengths… their wartime service… and more, with a focus on HMAS Arunta… named for the Arrernte Aboriginal people of Central Australia.
Image: HMAS Arunta on commissioning. navy.gov.au