L52 HMAS Manoora

AU Royal Australian Navy

1971 to 1994 - US US Navy - LST-1193 USS Fairfax County    

1994 to present    


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Flight Deck: 52
Call Sign: VLTU


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History of US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County

1970-mar-28Laid down
1970-dec-19Launchedas USS Fairfax County
1994-sep-27Fate: transferedSold to Royal Australian Navy

History of AU L52 HMAS Manoora

1994-nov-25Commissionedex USS Fairfax County
2001-aug-24Port Visitarrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit in company with HMAS Canberra and HMAS Warramunga.
2008-may-9DeploymentNZPerfume Point Exercise Joint Kiwi worked in a joint Australian-New Zealand amphibious task group to launch NZ Queen Alexandras Mounted Rifles at Perfume Point, near Napier. Returned to Lyttleton to offload by 17 May.
2010-aprTemporary suspension of operations by Seaworthiness Board



    from Newport class
5190light (tn)
8550full load (tn)
159.20length (m)
21.30beam (m)
4.95draught (m)
14000range (nm)
21max speed (knots)
15000power (shp)
6Naval Engine diesel



    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
AU RAN Westland Sea King 03
AU Australian Army Sikorsky S-70A-9 Black Hawk 04

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

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