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The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, historians & veterans discuss a different aspect of Australian naval history. From deep discussions of particular battles, to the histories of submarine classes, the Australian Naval History Podcast is expert analysis & reflection on the storied past of Australia's military at sea.Produced by the Naval Studies Group at UNSW Canberra, in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the Seapower Centre - Australia. The introductory music 'Duke of York' is used with the kind permission of the RAN Band. An illustrated version of each episode is available on YouTube. To provide comments email: navalstudiesgroup@gmail.com

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The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, historians & veterans discuss a different aspect of Australian naval history. From deep discussions of particular battles, to the histories of submarine classes, the Australian Naval History Podcast is expert analysis & reflection on the storied past of Australia's military at sea.Produced by the Naval Studies Group at UNSW Canberra, in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the Seapower Centre - Australia. The introductory music 'Duke of York' is used with the kind permission of the RAN Band. An illustrated version of each episode is available on YouTube. To provide comments email: navalstudiesgroup@gmail.com

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Australian Naval History Podcast

Latest release on Dec 01, 2019

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Rank #1: S1E3 - RAN Oberon Class Submarines, Origins And Introductions

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Analysis by expert panel of the Oberon Class submarines in RAN service. The first of three episodes. This episode covers the reasons for acquiring the Oberon Class submarine and their introduction into RAN service. The convenor is Professor Tom Frame with members panel Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall, Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Commodore Terry Roach, Commander Peter Horobin, Commander David Nicholls.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society and the RAN Seapower Centre. More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Oct 31 2017

48mins

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Rank #2: S3E8 - Naval War Against Japan In Northern Australia

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Commander Alastair Cooper & his expert panel of Dr Tom Lewis, Mr John Perryman & Dr David Stevens discuss the naval war in northern Australia against Japan during World War II.

Sep 26 2018

57mins

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Rank #3: S1E8 - 1914 Rabaul Campaign

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the 1914 Australian capture of Rabaul in German New Guinea. The panel consists of Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Professor Michael Epkenhans, Dr David Stevens, Dr Stephenson & Commander Greg Swinden.

Dec 04 2017

55mins

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Rank #4: S1E5 - RAN Oberon Class Submarines, Going West & Living Hard

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Professor Tom Frame and his expert panel discuss the service of the Royal Australian Navy Oberon class submarines. This third and final episode covers the move of the Oberons to Fleet Base West in Western Australia and life in a Oberon submarine.

Nov 13 2017

39mins

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Rank #5: News On Season 3

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May 11 2018

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Rank #6: S4E10 - Melbourne Voyager Collision - The Maritime Aspects

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Judge Sylvia Emmett, Professor Tom Frame, Lieutenant Commander Doug Moore, Commodore Brian Robertson & Vice Admiral Peter Jones discuss the tragic sinking of the destroyer HMAS Voyager in a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre. More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Oct 06 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: S4E9 - The RAN In Russia 1919 - 1920

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Father Michael Head, Dr David Stevens and Commander Greg Swinden discuss the little known operations of the RAN in Russian waters in the aftermath of World War I.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre. More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Sep 29 2019

41mins

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Rank #8: S2E2 - The HMAS Sydney - Kormoran Action

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Commander Greg Swinden & his expert panel discuss the World War II action in which the cruiser HMAS Sydney & the German raider Kormoran engaged one another & were both sunk. The panel consists of Vice Admiral Peter Jones, Mr David Mearns, Mr Wes Olsen & Mr John Perryman.

Feb 06 2018

57mins

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Rank #9: S2E7 - RAN HFV Preps to Deploy & Ops

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This episode was recorded at the 50 year reunion of the RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam (HFV) at the Fleet Arm Museum on October 2017. The episode presents five speakers that discuss the preparations for the deployment & operations with the US Army & the RAAF.

Mar 13 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #10: S3E1 - The Creation of the RAN

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Commander Greg Swinden & his expert panel of Lieutenant Tim Döbler (Federal German Navy), Rear Admiral James Goldrick & Dr David Stevens discuss the creation of the Royal Australian Navy.

Aug 07 2018

1hr

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Rank #11: S3E11 - The RAN & mine warfare in World War II

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Commander Alastair Cooper & his expert panel of Commodore Hec Donohue, Mike Turner & Commander David Wright discuss the RAN's extensive mine warfare effort during World War II.

Oct 17 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: S3E13 - Tobruk Ferry Run

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Flight Lieutenant Greg Pierce, Mr Rick Pelvin & Commander Peter Poland discuss the dangerous & strategically important work of the Tobruk Ferry Service during World War II.

Oct 31 2018

54mins

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Rank #13: S3E12 - HMAS Sydney In The Korean War

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Dr Fred Lane, Commodore Norman Lee & Commodore Jack McCaffrie discuss the only wartime employment of an Australian aircraft carrier, that of HMAS Sydney in the Korean War.

Oct 23 2018

45mins

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Rank #14: S4E1 - Clearance Diving The RAN (Part 1)

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Vice Admiral Peter Jones & his expert panel of Commodore Hec Donohue, Commander Jake Linton & Lieutenant Commander Doug Moore discuss the early days of clearance diving in the RAN and the achievements in both World Wars.
Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre.
More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Aug 04 2019

47mins

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Rank #15: S4E12 - Melbourne Frank E Evans Collision

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Rear Admiral Simon Cullen, Ms Louise Esola, Captain Errol Stevens & Commander Matthew Vesper discuss the tragic sinking of the destroyer USS Frank E Evans in a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre.

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Oct 21 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #16: S4E11 - Melbourne Voyager Collision - The Legal Aspects

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Judge Sylvia Emmett, Professor Tom Frame & Commodore Brian Robertson discuss the legal aftermath of the tragic sinking of the destroyer HMAS Voyager in a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre. More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Oct 13 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: S4E8 - Medical And Dental Services In The RAN (Part 2)

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Professor Rob McLaughlin & his expert panel of Commodore Mick Dowsett & Commander Neil Westphalen discuss the provision of medical and dental services in the RAN from 1945.

Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society & the RAN Seapower Centre. More details about this video and the Naval Studies Group are available at the UNSW website:

https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/naval-studies-group

Sep 22 2019

42mins

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Rank #18: S1E4 - RAN Oberon Class Submarines, Getting New Ears And Teeth

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Professor Tom Frame and his expert panel discuss the service of the RAN Oberon class submarines. This second of three episodes covers the Submarine Weapons Upgrade Program.

Nov 06 2017

33mins

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Rank #19: S2E3 - The Impact of the DDGs on the RAN

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This episode was recorded at a seminar to mark the 50th anniversary of the deployment of the first RAN Charles F Adams guided missile destroyers (DDGs) to the Vietnam War. Three seminar speakers discuss the impact the DDGs had on the RAN & their service in the Vietnam War. The presenters are Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Vice Admiral David Shackleton & Vice Admiral Rob Walls. The first of three episodes.

Feb 12 2018

54mins

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Rank #20: S3E7 - RAN Codebreaking Part 2

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Commander Alastair Cooper & his expert panel of Vice Admiral Peter Jones, Dr Joe Straczek, Dr Ian Pfennigwerth & Craig Collie discuss the operations of the Fleet Radio Unit Melbourne during World War II & its code breaking legacy.

Sep 18 2018

40mins

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