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10/02/1964 Melbourne - Voyager Collision

The Melbourne–Voyager collision was a collision between two warships of the Royal Australian Navy; the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and the destroyer HMAS Voyager. Of the 314 aboard Voyager, 82 were killed, most of whom died immediately or were trapped in the heavy bow section, which sank after 10 minutes. The rest of the ship sank after midnight.