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THE CRUEL LEGACY: The HMAS Voyager Tragedy by  Tom Frame - Paperback - First Edition, First Impression - 2005 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE CRUEL LEGACY: The HMAS Voyager Tragedy

by Frame, Tom

Condition: Very Good


Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2005. 235pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section plus intext 'Tactical Plot' map, and intext illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm, lightly bumped and creased. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn, else very good. Textblock unmarked. On the night of February 10th, 1964, during Australian Navy exercises off the coast of Jervis Bay, New South Wales, the destroyer HMAS Voyager inexplicably turned toward the much larger carrier HMAS Melbourne, resulting in the huge carrier's bow slicing the Voyager in two leading to the death of 82 of her complement. The author revisits the two Royal Commissions into the disaster and seeks to find why they failed to find the truth . . . Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Book weight approx. 420g.. First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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