ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1937

Rear Admiral R. H. O. Lane-Poole, CB, OBE
Rear-Admiral Commanding H.M. Australian Squadron

CANBERRA - flagship
CRUISER SQUADRON

AUSTRALIA
Capt. H. G. D. Acland, DSO
CANBERRA (FF)
Capt. A. G. B. Wilson, DSO, MVO
SYDNEY
Capt. J. W. A. Waller
DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain G. D. Moore

STUART (F)
Capt. G. D. Moore
VENDETTA
Lt. Cmdr. G. L. Cant
WATERHEN
Lt. Cmdr. A. E. Buchanan
VESSELS IN COMMISSION
SEAPLANE CARRIER

ALBATROSS
Cmdr. (E) C. C. Clark - senior officer
DEPOT SHIP

PENGUIN
Capt. G. A. Scott, DSC
Captain Supt. Sydney & Captain in Charge
New South Wales
VESSELS IN RESERVE, PAID OFF, ETC.
Cmdr. H. D. Owen - in command Reserve Ships
CRUISER

ADELAIDE
Cmdr. (E) R. Gray - senior officer
DESTROYERS

VOYAGER
VAMPIRE
Cd. Eng. R. J. Raymont, MBE - senior officer
SURVEYING SHIP

MORESBY
Lt. Cmdr. C. G. Little
ESCORT VESSELS

YARRA
Capt. Harold B. Farncomb, MVO
SWAN
Cmdr. R. R. Dowling
Note: All RAN vessels were under the control of the Australian Naval Board.
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SHORE STATIONS
HMS CEREBUS

Capt. C. J. Pope, CBE
Captain Superintendent of Training

Lt. Cmdr. R. P. Middleton
In Charge Gunnery School

Lt. Cmdr. J. G. P. Browning
In Charge New Entries

Lt. Cmdr. P. G. O. Langley
In Charge Torpedo School