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The Association's 75th Anniversary Battle of the River Plate luncheon was held at the Royal Beach Hotel in Portsmouth on Saturday 13th December 2014 - exactly 75 years after the Battle.
A report of the proceedings and selected photographs can be found here 75th Anniversary Lunch


Donations and other payments to the Association can be made via the "DONATE" button found at the bottom of the Joining Page

June 2014

Members of the Association visited Ajax Ontario on 10th June for one week having been invited by the Mayor for an official visit as part of the 75th Anniversary events - more details here

12th April 2014

The Dedication & Unveiling of The Battle of the River Plate Memorial took place at the National Memorial Arboretum and a report of the day can be found here


www.hmsajaxatcrete.com.au is a website developed by one of our members and covers Ajax's time in The Mediterranean, particularly The Battle for Crete in May 1941.

Hamilton Painting

The above painting, signed by John Hamilton, is of Ajax & Achilles in action against the Graf Spee at The Battle of the River Plate.
It is currently being offered for sale by Barry Marshall in the USA and he can be contacted at marshall850@hotmail.com.
With the painting are notes by Rear Admiral Everett who was the Commander of HMS Exeter at the Battle.
The painting has been valued at $US8000 to $US10000 although all reasonable offers would be considered.

The offer to advertise the painting on this website does not imply any affiliation with the seller or endorse the provenance of the painting.