HMAS ADVANCE (P83)

HMAS ADVANCE (P83)

Class: Attack Patrol Boat Launched: 16 August 1967 At: Walkers of Maryborough, QueenslandLength: 107 feet 6 inches (32.8 m) Beam: 20 feet (6.1 m) Draft: 7 feet 4 inches (2.2 m) Displacement: 149 tons Engines: Two Paxman V16 turbo-charged diesels, 2611 kW, twin screws Armament: 40/60 mm Bo... read more

HMAS CASTLEMAINE (J244)

HMAS CASTLEMAINE (J244)

Type: Australian Minesweeper (Corvette), Bathurst Class. Laid Down: 17 February 1941. Launched: 7 August 1941. Commissioned: 17 June 1942. Builders: Melbourne Harbor Trust, WilliamstownDisplacement: 660 tonnes (650 tons). Length: 56.73 metres (186 feet). Beam: 9.44 metres (31 feet). Draft... read more

HMAS DIAMANTINA (K377, later F377, A266 and GOR266)

HMAS DIAMANTINA (K377, later F377, A266 and GOR266)

Class: River Frigate Launched: 6 April 1944 At: Walkers of Maryborough, Queensland Commissioned: 27 April 1945Length: 301 feet, 6 inches Beam: 36 feet, 6 inches Draft: 12 feet Displacement: 2,220 tons full load Complement: 140 men Armament: Two 4 inch H.A./L.A. guns, three 40 mm Bofors a... read more

SS FORCEFUL

SS FORCEFUL

Type: Ocean-going tug Launched: November 20, 1925 At: Alexander Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland Commissioned: February 16, 1942 Length: 121 feet Beam: 27 feet, 1 inch Draft: 13 feet, 5 inches Displacement: 288 tons Armament during commissioned service: One 20mm Oerlikon anti-airc... read more

MV KRAIT

MV KRAIT

Type: Commando BoatBuilt: 1934 in JapanLength: 70 feetBeam: 11 feetDraft: 5 feetDisplacement: 68 tonsSpeed: 6.5 knotsAddress:Australian National Maritime MuseumGPO Box 5131Sydney, NSW 2001Australia+61 2 9298 3777Fax: +61 2 9298 3780http://www.a... read more

MB172 EPIC LASS

MB172 EPIC LASS

Type: Officers' LaunchBuilt: 1937At: Naval Dockyard, Garden Island, SydneyLength: 39 feetBeam: 11 feet 5 inchesDraft: 4 feetDisplacement: 10 tonsConstruction: Carvel, spotted gum planking and ribbing, teak cabinEngine: 6-cylinder TAMD 41 Volvo Penta C diesel 147 kW ... read more

HMAS VAMPIRE (D11)

HMAS VAMPIRE (D11)

Class: Daring Destroyer Launched: 1956 At: Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney Commissioned: 1959Length: 389 feet Beam: 43 feet Draft: 18 feet Displacement: 3,950 tons full load Speed: 34 knots (designed) Complement: 320 Armament: Six 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns, two single and two twin 40/... read more

HMAS WHYALLA (J153)

HMAS WHYALLA (J153)

Type: Antisubmarine & Minesweeping Vessel, Bathurst Class Launched: 12 May 1941 Commissioned: 8 January 1942.Displacement: 650 tons. Length: 56.73 m. Beam: 9.44 m. Depth: 4.72 m. Armament: 4" caliber, cartridge, Mark IV; two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; one 40 mm Bofors anti-airc... read more