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Australia 01 January 1965

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL 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

DD Tribal 1 D130 Arunta 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
Battle batch 3 2 D37 Tobruk 1950 3450t, 115.5x12.5x4.7m, 2b,2gst, 50000hp, 35.7kts, 332p; 2x2-114/45(37), 1x2-114/45(59), (3x2+6x1)-40/60(37), 2x1-40/60(59), 2x5-533TT(37), 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 262, 275, 277, 291, 293 radars, type 170, 174 sonars
D59 Anzac 1951
Daring 3 D08 Vendetta 1958 3600t, 118.9x13.1x4.1m, 2b,2gst, 54000hp, 34.7kts, 320p; 3x2-120/45, (2x2+2x1)-40/60(08,11), (1x2+2x1)-40/60(154), 1x5-533TT(08), 1x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 275(08,11), 262, 293, 277(154), 291(154), 903(1954) radars, type 170, 174/177 sonars
D11 Vampire 1959
D154 Duchess 1952
FF Q 3 F02 Queenborough 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
F03 Quiberon 1942
F04 Quickmatch 1942
Parramatta 1 F312 Warrego 1940 1510t, 81.2x11.0x3.1m, 2b,2gst, 2200hp, 16.8kts, 100p; 1x2-102/45, 1x1-40/60; sonar
River 3 F174 Barcoo 1944 2180t, 91.8x11.2x3.9m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 1x2-102/45, 1x1-40/60(174,363), 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL, 8dct, 2dcr; type 272, 275(174,363), 291 radars, sonars
F363 Hawkesbury 1944
F532 Macquarie 1945
River modified 1 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
Yarrra 2 F05 Parramatta 1961 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 231p; 1x4 SeaCat GWS22 SAM(24)(05), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(30)(05), 1x2-120/45, 1x2-40/60(07), 1x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(05), 2x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(05); type 275, 262(07), 293, 277, 904(05), 978, LW-02 radars, type 162, 170, 177M, 185 sonars
F07 Yarra 1961
Stuart 2 D22 Derwent 1964 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 235p; 1x4 SeaCat GWS22 SAM(24)(22), 1x1 Ikara ASuM(30)(48), 1x2-120/45, 1x2-40/60(48), 2x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(22), 1x3-305 Limbo ASWRL(48), type 975, 974, 977, 293, 978, 903(48), 904(22), 994 radars, type 162, 170, 177M, 185 sonars
D48 Stuart 1963

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PB HDML 3 P1321, 1324, 1325 SDML1321,1324,1325 1943 - 1944 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 300hp, 11.5kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 8dc; type 291 radar

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

CVL-AP-AK Magnificent 1 R17 Sydney 1949 17780t, 211.8x24.4x7.0m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1300p; 4x1-40/60; vehicles, troops, helicopters; 2x type 277Q, 293M, 960/281BQ, 961 radars

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MSO Bathurst 1 M207 Mildura 1941 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
MSC Ton 6 M1102 Snipe 1954 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 3000hp, 15kts, 29p; 2x1-40/60, mechanical sweeps; type 978 radar
M1121 Curlew 1954
M1139 Hawk 1955
M1152 Teal 1955
M1183 Ibis 1956
M1185 Gull 1955

Ivan Gogin, 2015