Wednesday, November 24, 2010

HMAS Albatross 80th anniversary of ship commission



Special cover for the 80th anniversary of commissioning of HMAS Albatress seaplane carrier.


HMAS Albatross, a seaplane carrier designed to carry nine Seagull III aircraft

The RAN's first ship specifically designed to carry aircraft, HMAS Albatross, was built at Cockatoo Island Dockyard and commissioned in January 1929.
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