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Australia 01 January 1955

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, Sycamore helicopters); 2x type 277Q, 293M, 960/281BQ, 961 radars
Colossus 1 R71 Vengeance 1945 18040t, 211.8x24.4x7.1m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1300p; 12x1-40/60, 6x4-40/39, 37aircraft(Sea Fury, Firefly fighters, Sycamore helicopters); type 79B, 281B radars, type 144 sonar

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

CA Australia 1 C01 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
CL Amphion 1 C02 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 D123 Warramunga 1942 2710t, 114.9x11.1x4.2m, 3b,2gst, 44000hp, 36.2kts, 250p; 2x2-120/45(123,130), 3x2-120/45(191), 1x2-102/45, 1x2-40/60(123,130), 6x1-40/60(191), 1x4-40/39(191), 1x4-533TT, 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL(123,130), 2dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275, 291 radars, type 127 sonar
D130 Arunta 1942
D191 Bataan 1945
Q 3 D81 Quiberon 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
D92 Quickmatch 1942
D262 Quality 1942
Battle batch 3 2 D37 Tobruk 1950 3450t, 115.5x12.5x4.7m, 2b,2gst, 50000hp, 35.7kts, 332p; 2x2-120/45, (3x2+6x1)-40/60, 2x5-533TT, 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 262, 275, 277, 291, 293 radars, type 170, 174 sonars
D59 Anzac 1951
FF Q 2 F01 Quadrant 1942 2850t, 109.2x10.9x4.3m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 195p; 1x2-102/45, (1x2+3x1)-40/60, 2x1-533TT(01), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(01), 2x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(04); type 262, 278, 293 radars, type 170, 174 sonars
F02 Queenborough 1942
Swan 1 F74 Swan 1937 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2000hp, 16.5kts, 100p; 2x2-102/45, 2x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr; sonar
Parramatta 1 F312 Warrego 1940 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2200hp, 16.8kts, 100p; 2x2-102/45, 2x1-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr; sonar
River 7 F174 Barcoo 1944 2180t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 2x1-102/45(354,377,402,403), 1x2-102/45(174,363,532), 3x1-40/60(377,402), 1x1-40/60(174,363), (2x2+4x1)-20/70(354,403), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL(354,377,402,403), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(174,363,532), 8dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275(174,363), 291 radars, sonars
F354 Gascoyne 1943
F363 Hawkesbury 1944
F377 Diamantina 1945
F402 Barwon 1946
F403 Burdekin 1944
F532 Macquarie 1945
River modified 4 F408 Culgoa 1947 2187t, 91.7x11.1x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 19kts, 177p; 2x2-102/45, 3x1-40/60, 2x2-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4dct, 2dcr; type 275, 277, 291 radars, sonars
F442 Murchison 1945
F535 Shoalhaven 1946
F698 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) 2 L3035 Lae 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
L3501 Labuan 1945

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MSO Bathurst 28 M05 Colac 1942 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
M34 Ararat 1943
M183 Wagga 1942
M186 Cootamundra 1943
M203 Rockhampton 1942
M204 Katoomba 1941
M205 Townsville 1941
M206 Lithgow 1941
M207 Mildura 1941
M218 Kapunda 1942
M231 Bundaberg 1942
M234 Latrobe 1942
M235 Horsham 1942
M236 Glenelg 1942
M238 Gympie 1942
M241 Bunbury 1943
M244 Castlemaine 1942
M246 Fremantle 1943
M248 Shepparton 1943
M251 Dubbo 1942
M252 Deloraine 1941
M285 Bowen 1942
M323 Benalla 1943
M324 Gladstone 1943
M351 Cowra 1943
M361 Parkes 1944
M362 Junee 1944
M363 Strahan 1944

Ivan Gogin, 2015