|23282 FRAME, Tom :
WHERE FATE CALLS .The HMAS Voyager Tragedy .
Foreword by Admiral Michael W Hudson .
Hodder & Stoughton, Sydney, London,1992
8vo.pp.xxix + 447 , illustrated , plans , index , bibliography. some pale foxing to foredges else Very Good clean tight hardcover in chipped dust jacket.
In 1964 during naval exercises off the south coast of NSW destroyer HMAS Voyager inexplicably crossed the bows of the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and was sliced in two . Within a matter of minutes 82 men perished making the collision Australia’s worst peacetime disaster .