Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve
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Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RANVR) is a defunct reserve force of the Royal Australian Navy. The current Royal Australian Naval Reserve was formed in June 1973, from a merger of the RANVR and the RANR (Seagoing).
HMS Lady Shirley was a fishing trawler requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1940 and converted for anti-submarine warfare. It went into service in January 1941 and served with the 31st Anti-Submarine Group based at Gibraltar under the command of Lt Cdr Arthur Henry Callaway DSO RANVR sinking German submarine U-111.
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