On the exact anniversary of that triumphal entry into the port of Melbourne, the RHSV exhibition was launched, and at the same time a new history of the working life of HMAS Melbourne was launched.
|L-R: Andrew Lemon, President RHSV; Captain Mike Harris, RAN; Andrew Kilsby; Commander Greg Swinden, RAN.|
|The authors of the new book, Andrew Kilsby, left, and Commander Greg Swinden.|
|The official guest to launch the exhibition and book was Captain Mike Harris, left, with Andrew Kilsby.|
|The Melbourne entering Port Phillip Bay, 'Single Line Ahead', leading HMS Encounter, and Torpedo Boat Destroyers Warrego, Parramatta and Yarra. From The Argus, 27 March, 1913, p5.|
The Exhibition is open until 1 May, open weekdays from 10 till 4, at the RHSV, 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne (near the corner of William St.)