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Australia 01 January 1950

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL Magnificent 1 R17 Sydney 1949 17780t, 211.8x24.4x7.0m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1300p; (6x2+18x1)-40/60, 26aircraft (Sea Fury, Firefly fighters); 2x type 277Q, 293M, 960/281BQ, 961 radars

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

CA Australia 1 1 Australia 1928 14910t, 192.9x20.8x6.9m, 8b,4gst, 80000hp, 31.5kts, 710p; 114belt, 38deck, 25turrets; 3x2-203/50, 4x2-102/45, 4x1-47/40, (2x4+2x2+2x1)-40/60, 4x8-40/39; type 273, 281, 284, 285 radars
Shropshire 1 83 Shropshire 1929 14580t, 192.9x20.1x6.9m, 8b,4gst, 80000hp, 32.3kts, 700p; 25belt, 38deck, 25turrets; 4x2-203/50, 4x2-102/45, 7x1-40/60, 2x8-40/39, 2x4-533TT; type 273, 277, 281, 282, 285 radars
CL Amphion 1 1 Hobart 1936 9420t, 171.4x17.3x6.0m, 4b,4gst, 72000hp, 32.5kts, 570p; 76belt, 51deck, 25turrets; 3x2-152/50, 4x2-102/45, (2x4+3x2+5x1)-40/60, 2x4-40/39, (1x2+2x1)-20/70, 2x4-533TT; type 276, 277, 281B, 282, 283, 285, SG-1, Mk3 radars
DD Tribal 3 I30 Arunta 1942 2710t, 114.9x11.1x4.2m, 3b,2gst, 44000hp, 36.2kts, 250p; 3x2-120/45, 1x2-102/45, 6x1-40/60, 1x4-40/39, 1x4-533TT, 2dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275, 291 radars, type 127 sonar
I44 Warramunga 1942
I91 Bataan 1945
Q 5 G11 Quadrant 1942 2480t, 109.2x10.9x4.3m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 225p; 4x1-120/45, 1x4-40/39, (2x2+4x1)-20/70, 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 3dcr; type 272, 282, 285, 291 radars, type 123A, 127 sonars
G62 Quality 1942
G70 Queenborough 1942
G81 Quiberon 1942
G92 Quickmatch 1942
FF Swan 1 U74 Swan 1937 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2000hp, 16.5kts, 100p; 2x2-102/45, 2x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr; sonar
Parramatta 1 U73 Warrego 1940 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2200hp, 16.8kts, 100p; 2x2-102/45, 2x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr; sonar
River 7 K354 Gascoyne 1943 2180t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 2x1-102/45(354,376,377,406), 1x2-102/45(363,375,532), 3x1-40/60(377,406), 1x1-40/60(363,375), (2x2+4x1)-20/70(354,376), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL(354,376,377,406), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(363,375,532), 8dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275(363,375), 291 radars, sonars
K363 Hawkesbury 1944
K375 Barcoo 1944
K376 Burdekin 1944
K377 Diamantina 1945
K406 Barwon 1946
K532 Macquarie 1945
River modified 4 K408 Culgoa 1947 2187t, 91.7x11.1x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 19kts, 177p; 2x2-102/45, 3x1-40/60(442), 5x1-40/60(408,535,698), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4dct, 2dcr; type 275, 277, 291 radars, sonars
K442 Murchison 1945
K535 Shoalhaven 1946
K698 Condamine 1946

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PB HDML 9 1-9 ML1321-1329 1943 - 1945 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 300hp, 11.5kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 8dc; type 291 radar

AMPHIBIOUS

LST LST(3) 6 L3008 LST3008 1945 4980t, 105.9x16.8x3.8m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 13.5kts, 111p; 2x2-40/60, (2x2+2x1)-20/70; 5 LCA, 1 LCT(6), 15 tanks, 170 troops
L3014 LST3014 1945
L3017 Tarakan 1945
L3022 LST3022 1945
L3035 Lae 1945
L3501 Labuan 1945
LPA LSI(L) 1 1 Westralia 1929   8108t, 136.6x18.4x6.9m, 2d, 10000hp, 15.5kts; 3x1-102/40; ? LCA/LCS(M)/LCM, 933 troops

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MSO Bathurst 32 K34 Ararat 1943 790t, 56.7x9.5x3.0m, 2b,2vte, 1550-2000hp, 15-16kts, 90p; 1x1-102/45, 1x1-40/60, 2x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr, sweeps; radar, sonar
J203 Rockhampton 1942
J204 Katoomba 1941
J205 Townsville 1941
J206 Lithgow 1941
J207 Mildura 1941
J218 Kapunda 1942
J231 Bundaberg 1942
J232 Deloraine 1941
J233 Inverell 1942
J234 Latrobe 1942
J235 Horsham 1942
J236 Glenelg 1942
J238 Gympie 1942
J241 Bunbury 1943
J242 Colac 1942
J244 Castlemaine 1942
J246 Fremantle 1943
J248 Shepparton 1943
J251 Dubbo 1942
J252 Echuca 1942
J285 Bowen 1942
J315 Wagga 1942
J316 Cootamundra 1943
J323 Benalla 1943
J324 Gladstone 1943
J348 Stawell 1943
J351 Cowra 1943
J353 Kiama 1944
J361 Parkes 1944
J362 Junee 1944
J363 Strahan 1944

Ivan Gogin, 2015