1981    


Landing Ship/Platform Dock Modified Round Table class

Specifications

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150crew
300troops
5800full load (tn)
127length (m)
18.30beam (m)
4.90draught (m)
16max speed (knots)
9600power (shp)
2Naval Engine diesel

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
AU RAN Westland Sea King 02
AU Royal Australian Air Force SNIA AS350 Ecureuil 04
AU Australian Army B CH-47D Chinook 02
AU RAN Westland Wessex 03
AU RAN NHI MRH90 Taipan 01

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Shipyards

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AU FORGACS Shipyard - 7.5nm NW of Newcastle1


List of Ships

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AURANL50HMAS TobrukVLSD1981--





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Events

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1977-nov-3OrderedAU L50 HMAS Tobruk
1978-feb-7Laid downAU L50 HMAS Tobruk
1980-mar-1LaunchedAU L50 HMAS Tobruk
1981-apr-23CommissionedAU L50 HMAS Tobruk
1982-feb-15DeploymentAU L50 HMAS Tobruk departed Brisbane in support of UN observer mission in Sinai, returning on 30 Apr.
1985HomeportAU L50 HMAS Tobruk became Fleet Base East (Sydney), when HMAS Moreton (Brisbane) base placed in reserve
1986-oct-4AU L50 HMAS Tobruk Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review.
1992-dec-26DeploymentAU L50 HMAS Tobruk departed Sydney for UN support to Somalia, collecting equipment for the Army en route, returning 21 Jun 1993.
2003-oct-22Port VisitAU L50 HMAS Tobruk arrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit in company with HMAS Arunta, until 26 Oct 2003.
2013-oct-3Port VisitAU L50 HMAS Tobruk International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 Present at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
2013-oct-20DeploymentAU L50 HMAS Tobruk departed Sydney for a deployment to the Solomon Islands
2013-nov-28DeploymentAU L50 HMAS Tobruk Typhoon Haiyan relief operations ordered to the Philippines from the Solomon islands on 13 Nov, following Typhoon Haiyan, for humanitarian support. An Army Recovery Support Force (drawn principally from 3rd Combat Engineer Regt) and a naval MRH-90 embarked. Operated around Ormoc Bay and the Visayan archipelago, departed on 9 Dec and returned via Townsville to disembark the Engineers on 18 Dec. Returned to Sydney 20 Dec.






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