Peter Manoel: HMAS Hobart (II) Vietnam
Posted on: Mon 25 Apr 2022
Royal Australian Navy Veteran Peter Manoel tells us about life on board HMAS Hobart in support of land-based troops, including the infamous ‘friendly’ fire attack that killed two crew and wounded others.
Image: The RAN guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart (II) D39 leaves Garden Island, Sydney, for its third and last deployment to the gunline off the coast of Vietnam. As Hobart moves away from the wharf, crowds of family members and friends are farewelling the crew who have lined the decks of the ship. AWM copyright expired