Transport details

LST 3501 (later HMAS Labuan)

Ship Details

Official Ship Name LST 3501 (later HMAS Labuan)
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Expedition capacity
Crew capacity
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Fuel capacity
Length (overall) 91.4 m
Breadth (overall) m
Draft (overall) m
Gross tonnage 2300 tonnes
Normal sea speed knots
Ice Class

Other comments The HMALST 3501 was built in Canada in 1943.

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1947
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LST 3501/ Labuan. First ANARE voyage, to Heard Island. Kerguelen stopover at Port Jeanne d'Arc to bunker was from 30 December 1947 to 1 January 1948. The buildings form part of the whaling/sealing station of Bossiere brothers. This was in operation 1908 to 1931.
Campbell-Drury, Alan

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
1947/48 V1   17-Nov-1947 to 18-Jan-1948   Group Captain Stuart A C Campbell   Station establishment Heard Isl  
1947/48 V3   28-Feb-1948 to 2-Apr-1948   Lieutenant Commander George M Dixon RANVR   Establishment of MI station  
1948/49 V1   21-Jan-1949 to 28-Feb-1949   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover voyage  
1948/49 V2   19-Mar-1949 to 14-Apr-1949   Trevor G Heath   Changeover voyage  
1949/50 V1   23-Jan-1950 to 17-Mar-1950   Trevor G Heath   Changeover voyage  
1949/50 V2   3-Apr-1950 to 29-Apr-1950   Trevor G Heath   Changeover voyage  
1950/51 V1   16-Jan-1951 to 1-Mar-1951   Phillip Garth Law   Changeover voyage