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1960

 

Australia 01 January 1960

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL Magnificent 1 R17 Sydney 1949 17780t, 211.8x24.4x7.0m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1300p; (6x2+18x1)-40/60, 26aircraft (Sea Venom fighters, Gannet ASW planes, Wessex helicopters); 2x type 277Q, 293M, 960/281BQ, 961 radars
Magnificent mod. 1 R21 Melbourne 1955 19966t, 213.8x38.4x7.8m, 4b,2gst, 42000hp, 24kts, 1417p; (7x2+11x1)-40/60, 24aircraft(Sea Venom fighters, Gannet ASW planes, Wessex helicopters); type 3x 277Q, 293Q, 978 radars

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

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 2 D123 Warramunga 1942 2710t, 114.9x11.1x4.2m, 3b,2gst, 44000hp, 36.2kts, 250p; 2x2-120/45, 1x2-102/45, 1x2-40/60, 1x4-533TT, 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL, 2dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275, 291 radars, type 127 sonar
D130 Arunta 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
Daring 3 D04 Voyager 1957 3600t, 118.9x13.1x4.1m, 2b,2gst, 54000hp, 34.7kts, 320p; 3x2-120/45, 3x2-40/60(04), (2x2+2x1)-40/60(08,11), 1x5-533TT(04,08), 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 275, 262, 293 radars, type 170, 174/177 sonars
D08 Vendetta 1958
D11 Vampire 1959
FF Q 4 F01 Quadrant 1942 2850t, 109.2x10.9x4.3m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 195p; 1x2-102/45, (1x2+3x1)-40/60, 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(01), 2x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(02-04); type 262, 278, 293 radars, type 170, 174 sonars
F02 Queenborough 1942
F03 Quiberon 1942
F04 Quickmatch 1942
Swan 1 F74 Swan 1937 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2000hp, 16.5kts, 100p; 1x2-102/45, 1x1-40/60; sonar
Parramatta 1 F312 Warrego 1940 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2200hp, 16.8kts, 100p; 1x2-102/45, 1x1-40/60; sonar
River 5 F174 Barcoo 1944 2180t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 2x1-102/45(402,403), 1x2-102/45(174,363,532), 3x1-40/60(402), 1x1-40/60(174,363), (2x2+4x1)-20/70(403), 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL(402,403), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL(174,363,532), 8dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275(174,363), 291 radars, sonars
F363 Hawkesbury 1944
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 3 1-3 ML1321,1324,1325 1943 - 1944 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 300hp, 11.5kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 8dc; type 291 radar

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MSO Bathurst 13 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
M207 Mildura 1941
M218 Kapunda 1942
M231 Bundaberg 1942
M238 Gympie 1942
M241 Bunbury 1943
M246 Fremantle 1943
M351 Cowra 1943
M363 Strahan 1944

Ivan Gogin, 2015