HMAS WATSON NAVAL TRAINING FACILITY
SOUTH HEAD, SYDNEY, NSW
DURING WW2

HMAS Watson Naval Training Facility was commissioned on 14 March 1945. It is located at South Head, Sydney in New South Wales. 

Peter Evans' book indicates that the training of RAN Radar Operators transferred from HMAS Rushcutter at Edgecliff in New South Wales to HMAS Watson in 1943. The technical functions of Radar operation remained at HMAS Rushcutter.

There are a number of tunnels and bunkers located beneath HMAS Watson.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

"Royal Australian Navy A - Z, Ships, Aircraft and Shore Establishments"
by J.H. Straczek

"Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy"
edited by Peter Evans 

 

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This page first produced 27 January 2003

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