Collection DX31 - Captain Stanley Darling Collection

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Captain Stanley Darling Collection


  • 1980-1995 (Creation)

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1 journal article & 1 audio cassette

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(17 Aug 1907-18 Nov 2002)

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Captain Stanley Darling, O.B.E., D.S.C. and 2 Bars, V.R.D., R.A.N.R. Captain Walker 's Second Escort Group (R.N.) of Anti-submarine Frigates justly earned their fame as a deadly and greatly feared submarine killer group, and an Australian Naval Officer, Lieut. Commander S. Darling, was perhaps the Group's most skillful hunter of the skulking U-boats. Born in Bellerive, Tasmania, in 1907, Stanley Darling was educated at Hutchins School and at the University of Tasmania, graduating as a Bachelor of Engineering in 1929.
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Michael Roe, Department of History UTAS, 15th. September 1995

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Journal article and oral history interview

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections - DX31”

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HE Jan 2018




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