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H.M.A.S. Canberra and the Battle of Savo Island
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UNPUBLISHED SOURCES
Ausralian Archives, Victoria, Accession No. MP 1587/1, Dept. of Defence Navy Office, Naval Historical Section. Historical Records Files 1944-1975,

File No105H:

(A) To ACNB, dated 23 August 1942. Report from the Board of Inquiry convened on instructions of the Naval Board dated 20 August, 1942. To hold a full & careful investigation into the circumstances attending the loss of HMAS CANBERRA.

(ai) Appendix G. As Officer of the watch in CANBERRA when the battle of Savo Island commenced, I was called before the Board of Enquiry. Questions numbered 172-210 put to me by the Board and my responses.

(aii) My written report immediately after the action

File No 2026/3/501:

(b) To A.C.N.B. dated 30 September - second report by Board of Enquiry.

(bi) Letter to Secretary of Naval Board from Rear Admiral Crutchley, Commander Task Force 44.

Australian Archives Victoria:

Accession No MP1185/8 Dept. of the Navy. Secret & Confidential Correspondence Files. Multiple Series 1923 - 1950.

File No 1932/2/226

Report of Admiral A. J. Hepburn, USN Ret,, into the circumstances attending the loss of USS VINCENNES, USS QUINCY, USS ASTORIA AND HMAS CANBERRA on 9 August 1942 in the vicinity of Savo Island.

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