AU Moresby class

Support Ship
ships



1964    


    Derivatives / Succeeded by
AU Leeuwin class 1997


Specifications

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135crew
95.70length (m)
12.80beam (m)
3.81draught (m)
10000range (nm)
19max speed (knots)
3Naval Engine diesel
2Naval Engine electric motors

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
AU RAN Westland Scout 11
AU RAN CAC ca-32 kiowa 11

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Shipyards

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AU State Dockyard - Carrington1


List of Ships

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AURANA245Leeuwin class HMAS Leeuwin----
AURANA73HMAS MoresbyVKPM19641997
AURANA246Leeuwin class HMAS Melville2000--



3 units


Events

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1962-mayLaid downAU A73 HMAS Moresby
1963-sep-7LaunchedAU A73 HMAS Moresby
1964-mar-6CommissionedAU A73 HMAS Moresby
1973-aug-13RefitAU A73 HMAS Moresby included removal of 40mm Bofors guns and raising height of the funnel
1997-octDecommissionedAU A73 HMAS Moresby
1999Fate: transferedAU A73 HMAS Moresby Sold to Chinese businessman as a humanitarian vessel, named mv Patricia Anne Hotung






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