HMAS SYDNEY, (aircraft carrier), completed her operations in the Korean War. During the ship’s seven patrols in Korea 269,249 rounds of 20mm armament, 6,359 rocket projectiles, and 902 bombs of 227kg and 454kg were expended. SYDNEY had the honour of being the only Dominion aircraft carrier to be tested in war.
HMAS Tobruk proceeded for Sasebo bringing to a close her first tour of duty in the Korean War. At the end of her five months of service in the operational areas, Tobruk had steamed some 39,000 miles and fired 2316 rounds from her 4.5-inch guns.