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Operation Navy Help Darwin

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Operation Navy Help Darwin was a disaster relief operation initiated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the destruction of Darwin, Northern Territory by Cyclone Tracy during the night of 24–25 December 1974. [1]

24 relations: Attack-class patrol boat, Australian Army, Australian Red Cross, Blood transfusion, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Clearance Diving Branch (RAN), Cyclone Tracy, Darwin, Northern Territory, Emergency management, Eric Johnston (NT Administrator), Fleet Command (Australia), George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Grumman S-2 Tracker, Hawker Siddeley HS 748, HMAS Coonawarra, Hydrographic survey, Melville Island (Australia), Nightcliff, Northern Territory, Rapid Creek, Northern Territory, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service, Stokes Hill Wharf, Westland Wessex, 851 Squadron RAN.

Attack-class patrol boat

The Attack-class patrol boats were small coastal defence vessels built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and operated between 1967 and 1985.

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Australian Red Cross

The Australian Red Cross is a leading humanitarian aid and community services charity in Australia and an auxiliary to government.

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Blood transfusion

Blood transfusion is generally the process of receiving blood or blood products into one's circulation intravenously.

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Casuarina, Northern Territory

Casuarina is one of the northern suburbs of Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Clearance Diving Branch (RAN)

The Clearance Diving Branch is the diving unit of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) whose versatile role covers all spheres of military diving, and includes explosive ordnance disposal and maritime counter-terrorism.

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Cyclone Tracy

Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, 1974, devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Emergency management

Emergency management or disaster management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, and recovery).

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Eric Johnston (NT Administrator)

Commodore Eric Eugene Johnston (29 July 1933 – 26 February 1997) was a Royal Australian Navy officer and the Administrator of the Northern Territory from 1 January 1981 to 1 July 1989.

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Fleet Command (Australia)

Fleet Command is responsible for the command, operations, readiness, training and force generation of all ships, submarines, aircraft squadrons, diving teams, and shore establishments of the Royal Australian Navy.

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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

The George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens are botanical gardens located 2 km North of the CBD of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Grumman S-2 Tracker

The Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F prior to 1962) was the first purpose-built, single airframe anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft to enter service with the United States Navy.

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Hawker Siddeley HS 748

The Hawker Siddeley HS 748 is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro in the late 1950s as a replacement for the aging DC-3s then in widespread service as feederliners.

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HMAS Coonawarra

HMAS Coonawarra is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base located in Darwin, Northern Territory, and is home to twelve fleet units of the RAN.

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Hydrographic survey

Hydrographic survey is the science of measurement and description of features which affect maritime navigation, marine construction, dredging, offshore oil exploration/offshore oil drilling and related activities.

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Melville Island (Australia)

Melville Island, known in the Tiwi language as Yermalner, is an island in the eastern Timor Sea, off the coast of the Northern Territory, Australia.

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Nightcliff, Northern Territory

Nightcliff is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Rapid Creek, Northern Territory

Rapid Creek is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.

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Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service

The Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service is the collective name of the submarine element of the Royal Australian Navy.

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Stokes Hill Wharf

Stokes Hill Wharf is the main wharf for the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia and is named after Stokes Hill, which it sits beside.

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Westland Wessex

The Westland Wessex was a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34.

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851 Squadron RAN

851 Squadron was a Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Navy_Help_Darwin

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