HMAS Voyager I31 / (D31)

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Navy: Royal Australian Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty V & W 
Pennant: I31 / D 31 
Built by: A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered: 9 Dec, 1916 
Laid down: 17 May, 1917 
Launched: 8 May, 1918 
Commissioned: 11 Oct, 1933 
Complement: 134
Lost: 25 Sep, 1942 "Scuttled" and sank in East Indies, South coast of Timor, in position (09 -15'S,125- 45'E) after being damaged by a Japanese air attack. whilst landing a Dutch / Australian guerilla force at the time of her loss. 
History: Completed as HMS Voyager on 24 June 1918. Transferred to Australia and commissioned into the R.A.N. on 11 October 1933.
HMAS Voyager

27 Jun, 1940
The Italian submarine Console Generale Liuzzi was scuttled south off Crete after being depth charged by the British destroyers HMS Dainty, HMS Ilex, HMS Decoy, HMS Defender and the Australian destroyer HMAS Voyager.

29 Jun, 1940
On 29 June 1940 around 0615hours the Italian submarine Argonauta (offsite link) was probably sunk near Cape Ras el Hilal, Libya by the British destroyers HMS Dainty, HMS Decoy, HMS Defender, HMS Ilex and the Australian destroyer HMAS Voyager.

It is also possible the Argonauta was depth charged and sunk around 1450hours that same day by Sunderland L5804 (R.A.F.) in position 37.29N, 19.51E.


Former name: HMS Voyager

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