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10 February 2014

Voyager disaster.

melbourne-voyager-collision 10th Feb 1964
Marks the anniversary of one of the biggest peace time naval tragedies involving the Australian Navy occurring 19 miles to sea off Jervis Bay.
On this fateful night the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and the destroyer HMAS Voyager collided during Naval training exercises.
The Voyager was cut in half and 82 lives were lost.

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