Transport details

HMAS Australia

Ship Details

Official Ship Name HMAS Australia
Call sign
Expedition capacity
Crew capacity 680
Fuel type

Fuel capacity
Length (overall) 200 m
Breadth (overall) m
Draft (overall) m
Gross tonnage tonnes
Normal sea speed 32 knots
Ice Class

Other comments HMAS AUSTRALIA was recommissioned after repair and rejoined the Australian Fleet. She remained in commission until 31st August 1954 when she paid-off and was placed on the Disposal List. Sold for to BISCO in January 1955 for demolition by T W Ward the ship was towed to the breakers yard at Barrow where she arrived on 5th July 1955.

Voyage List

List of voyages that used this ship/aircraft. Click on voyage name to display full details.

Voyage Cruise Name Dates Voyage Leader Objectives
1949/50 V3   26-Jul-1950 to 14-Aug-1950   Captain G C Oldham RAN   Medical emergency