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GLOUCESTER CUP WON BY FRIGATE

MELBOURNE, Tuesday.

The frigate H.M.A.S. Shoal-   haven has been awaked the  

Duke of Gloucester Cup for the   highest standard of seamanship efficiency in the R.A.N.  

The Shoalhaven is only 1500

tons, and has a complement of about 100 officers and men.  

In the competition for the cup she had as rivals all ships in the   Australian squadron, including

HMAS Australia of 10,000 tons     and a complement of 730 officers   and men.        

The Shoalhaven is at present

in Sydney. She has been on duty   in New Guinea waters.  

The Navy Department said to-

day that the Gloucester Cup   Cup would be presented at a cere- mony on the frigate by Rear-   Admiral H. B. Farncombe, Flag Officer commanding the Austra-

lian squadron.    

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