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About FHSM


The aim of the Friends of Holbrook Submarine Museum (FHSM) Association is to assist The Holbrook Submarine Museum (HSM) and its Curator(s) with funding and practical assistance to ensure the museums artefacts, displays and photographic records are maintained and developed. FHSM supports the strategic plan and direction of the Museum and its interface with the Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) objective of a virtual national submarine museum and The National Maritime Museum involvement. We also support the goals and aims of the Submarine Association of Australia (SAA). We appreciate your support and comments and, also hope that you will encourage others to join us in supporting the Museum and its work.

Current Office Bearers

President Michael White – Brisbane, Qld

Vice President – Michael Carew – Yass, NSW

Hon. SecretaryThor Lund – Gold Coast, Qld

TreasurerGeoff Rose – Tuross Heads, NSW

Membership and Merchandise Officer – Graham Collins, Berry NSW

Patrons and support
Peter Horobin MBE (former first Navigator of HMAS OTWAY and later Captain) is our current Patron and brings a substantial presence to the Association and its objectives.

Funds Management
All funds raised are deposited into the FHSM, Bendigo Bank – and are distributed to HSM for approved development projects in consultation with the Curator and Museum management. Full reporting of funds management and distribution are available from the Treasurer and form part of the annual report.

Donations – Can be made by direct deposit to the FHSM Account

Bendigo Bank – BSB – 633-000. Account – 170008056

Please ensure you put your name on the deposit slip or electronic record