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 (two pages) but may occasionally be 4000 words (four pages) in length. The series is only available in electronic format.

Alert: These pdf documents have been created from scanned images and accordingly are large in file size. They may take time to download.

Issue Title Download
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)
Issue 13, September 2009 Major Surface Combatants PDF (61.11 KB)
Issue 12, September 2009 An Effective National Defence PDF (44.6 KB)
Issue 11, August 2009 Amphibious Manoeuvre Operations PDF (75.06 KB)
Issue 10, August 2009 The Dubai Princess and the Pirates PDF (62.64 KB)
Issue 9, July 2009 Aviation Aspects of the New Amphibious Ships PDF (58.75 KB)
Issue 8, July 2009 The Australian Navy and the 1909 Imperial Conference on Defence PDF (56.42 KB)
Issue 7, June 2009 The Navy’s New Aegis PDF (349.79 KB)
Issue 6, April 2009 The Yachtsman and the Mighty Hood PDF (276.33 KB)
Issue 5, April 2009 The Spirit of the Navy PDF (119.88 KB)
Issue 4, March 2009 Those They Left Behind - RAN Memorials in the Lyness Naval Cemetery in Orkney PDF (72.13 KB)
Issue 3, February 2009 The Australian Naval Shipbuilding Program of 1909 PDF (219.93 KB)
Issue 2, February 2009 China’s Re-emergent Sea Power PDF (53.63 KB)
Issue 1, February 2009 Sea Power Centre - Australia Publications PDF (57.29 KB)
Issue 14, November 2008 1918, Victory at Sea PDF (424.88 KB)
Issue 13, November 2008 Finding HMAS Sydney (II) PDF (204.39 KB)
Issue 12, November 2008 The Logistic Support Element - Middle East PDF (324.43 KB)
Issue 11, September 2008 RAN Engagement with China PDF (66.89 KB)
Issue 10, August 2008 Warship Survivability PDF (156.28 KB)
Issue 9, August 2008 The Economic Benefits Of Naval Shipbuilding PDF (47.39 KB)
Issue 8, July 2008 The Great White Fleet’s 1908 Visit To Australia PDF (55.78 KB)
Issue 7, July 2008 Submarine Escape and Rescue: A Brief History PDF (43.4 KB)
Issue 6, June 2008 Offshore and out of sight: The RAN in the North Arabian Gulf PDF (55.7 KB)
Issue 5, April 2008 Australian Sea Transport 1914 PDF (621.88 KB)
Issue 4, March 2008 RAN International Engagement PDF (252.66 KB)
Issue 3, February 2008 The Maritime Defence of Australia 1942 PDF (59.64 KB)
Issue 2, January 2008 RAN Aviation and Air Combat - First and Last? PDF (119.39 KB)
Issue 1, January 2008 Sea Power Centre - Australia Publications PDF (101.57 KB)
Issue 15, November 2007 The History of the Radford-Collins Agreement PDF (41.62 KB)
Issue 14, October 2007 Amphibious Ships PDF (37.74 KB)
Issue 13, August 2007 Civilian Accreditation of RAN Sea Training PDF (47.69 KB)
Issue 12, August 2007 Australians at Guadalcanal, August 1942 PDF (61.3 KB)
Issue 11, June 2007 Air Warfare Destroyers PDF (35.42 KB)
Issue 10, June 2007 HMAS Quiberon, 1942 - Teamwork in action PDF (72.36 KB)
Issue 9, May 2007 Australia’s need for Sea Control PDF (68.93 KB)
Issue 8, May 2007 HMAS Quiberon, 1942 - Sea Control & Logistics PDF (107.07 KB)
Issue 7, April 2007 Compulsory Pilotage in the Torres Strait PDF (49.66 KB)
Issue 6, March 2007 Australian Sailors at Zeebrugge, 1918 PDF (69.76 KB)
Issue 5, March 2007 Whales and Active Sonar - Challenges and Opportunities PDF (48.43 KB)

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