Topic: AIF - Ships - Encountr
The HMAS Encounter weighed 5,880 tons with an average cruise speed of 21 knots or 39.9 kmph. It was a Challenger Class light cruiser Commissioned on 10 December 1905. It remained in service until disarmed and renamed Penguin in 1923 and scuttled at Bondi in 1932.
Below are the ports of departure and names of all AIF personnel who embarked upon the HMAS Encounter during the Great War.
From Sydney, 24 November 1918
Nathan Marcus Adler Alexander, Medical Officer
Edward Ventris Bradfield, Medical Officer
Malcolm Frizell, Medical Officer
Keith Morrison Garrett, Medical Officer
Aubrey Phillip Gunning, Medical Officer
John Hillman Hornbrook, Medical OfficerRobert Roger, Medical Officer
Citation: HMAS Encounter Embarkations