HMAS Moresby

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Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named HMAS Moresby, for Captain (later Admiral) John Moresby:

  • HMAS Moresby (1918), a 24-class sloop serving with the Royal Navy from 1918 to 1925 as HMS Silvio, and with the RAN from 1925 to 1946
  • HMAS Moresby (1963), a unique survey vessel serving from 1963 until 1998, before entering civilian service

Battle honours[edit]

Ships named HMAS Moresby are entitled to carry two battle honours:[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours" (PDF). Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.