HMAS VIDAL (?), Big Swell. 1940. This needs research; the Australian Navy never had a vessel called Vidal. There was a Royal Navy survey ship, HMS Vidal. However, she was not launched until 1951. Still a great picture though.
HMAS Melbourne (R21) launches Fairey Gannets while conducting a replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Vendetta and HMAS Voyager. #Royal Australian Navy#HMAS Melbourne#Majestic class#Light Aircraft Carrier#HMAS Vendetta#HMAS Voyager#RAN#Fairey Gannet#Replenishment At Sea
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