Saturday, 4 March 2017

Australia concentrated on building more warships according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 3 July 1940

An item dated Canberra, Australia 1st reported that the Australian minister of navy Cameron (1) announced that Australia from then on would concentrate on building warships for England. Every available shipyard was involved for especially building destroyers and sloops.

1. Archie Galbraith Cameron (22 March 1895 Happy Valley, South Australia-9 August 1956 Sydney, Australia), conservative politician and minister of commerce and navy 14 March 1940-28 October 1940.