Semaphore

The Semaphore series is produced by the Sea Power Centre - Australia to raise awareness of naval and maritime issues, both contemporary and historical. They are generally 2000 words (2 pages) but may occasionally be 4000 words (4 pages) in length. The series is only available in electronic format.

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Issue 5, June 2014 Operation Neptune - D-Day 6 June 1944 PDF (100.7 KB)
Issue 4, May 2014 The Coastwatchers and Ferdinand the Bull PDF (160.65 KB)
Issue 3, January 2014 Maritime Strategy in Action - sea power in antiquity PDF (73.77 KB)
Issue 2, January 2014 Confuse or Conceal - the use of camouflage PDF (243.84 KB)
Issue 1, January 2014 Australian Sea Power 1914 - 2014 PDF (68.38 KB)
Issue 5, October 2013 1913 - Australia's First Blue-Water Fleet PDF (117.29 KB)
Issue 4, August 2013 'Captain Penfold': A Minor Prophet of Australian Maritime Aviation PDF (241.59 KB)
Issue 3, August 2013 The Economic Value of Australian Fisheries PDF (271.7 KB)
Issue 2, May 2013 Operation Solace - RAN Relief to Somalia 1993 PDF (325.83 KB)
Issue 1, May 2013 Australian Sailors in the Battle of the Atlantic PDF (186.53 KB)
Issue 8, December 2012 725 Squadron Re-commissioning PDF (250.54 KB)
Issue 7, September 2012 SM2 and Sea Control PDF (115.73 KB)
Issue 6, September 2012 Operation CORPORATE 1982: A Maritime Doctrinal Perspective PDF (102.57 KB)
Issue 5, September 2012 India as an Asia-Pacific power PDF (159.78 KB)
Issue 4, June 2012 Ships named Canberra PDF (344.41 KB)
Issue 3, June 2012 Operation Rimau: The tragic sequel to Jaywick PDF (144.85 KB)
Issue 2, June 2012 The economic importance of submarine cables PDF (56.54 KB)
Issue 1, May 2012 Sea Control and the Battle of the Coral Sea PDF (83.25 KB)
Issue 7, October 2011 Sea Riding on Aurora Australis PDF (57.03 KB)
Issue 6, October 2011 ‘Before the Mast’ in Young Endeavour PDF (91.27 KB)
Issue 5, October 2011 Australian Maritime Defence Council PDF (69.5 KB)
Issue 4, May 2011 Australia's Maritime Economic Interests PDF (69.56 KB)
Issue 3, April 2011 Chinese Hospital Ships and Soft Power PDF (169.98 KB)
Issue 2, March 2011 Why does the Navy need engineers? PDF (80.24 KB)
Issue 1, February 2011 Sea Power Centre - Australia PDF (60.33 KB)
Issue 12, December 2010 HMAS Psyche - The Forgotten Cruiser PDF (103.96 KB)
Issue 11, December 2010 Submarines in Australia's Future Maritime Strategy PDF (86.86 KB)
Issue 10, November 2010 Australian Naval Mine Warfare PDF (66.91 KB)
Issue 9, October 2010 The Korean War: 60 Years On PDF (97.91 KB)
Issue 8, September 2010 A 'Minor Episode' during World War II PDF (239.13 KB)
Issue 7, September 2010 AWD, Hobart, MFU or DDGH - What's in a Name? PDF (72.28 KB)
Issue 6, June 2010 Australian Maritime Doctrine 2010 PDF (150.79 KB)
Issue 5, May 2010 The Australian Corvettes PDF (52.88 KB)
Issue 4, May 2010 Australian Offshore Combatant Vessels PDF (51.88 KB)
Issue 3, April 2010 Australian Patrol Combatants PDF (72.96 KB)
Issue 2, March 2010 Joint Expeditionary Doctrine PDF (52.74 KB)
Issue 1, February 2010 Sea Power Centre - Australia PDF (37.06 KB)
Issue 16, November 2009 November 1914 - Australia's First Victory at Sea PDF (74.63 KB)
Issue 15, November 2009 Australia's Naval Aviation Capability PDF (76.19 KB)
Issue 14, October 2009 Australia's Future Submarine Capability PDF (67.98 KB)

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