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  • D215 HMAS Stalwart

    AU Royal Australian Navy




    1968 to 1990    


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    Call Sign: VKCU


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    History of AU D215 HMAS Stalwart

    1963-sep-11Ordered
    1964-jun-23Laid down
    1966-oct-7Launched
    1968-feb-9Commissioned
    1968-sep-20DeploymentExercise Exercise Coral Sands participated in Exercise Coral Sands, until 13 Oct.
    1970-mayDeploymentto Singapore, until Jul 1970
    1972-janDeploymentto South China Sea and Hong Kong, returning to Sydney Mar 1972
    1975-janDeploymentDarwin Intl Darwin area Cyclone Tracy relief operations Departed Sydney on 27 Dec 1974 for Darwin. Arrived on station early Jan 1975 and remained active until 30 Jan 1975. Returned during Feb 1975.
    1977-feb-21Refitat Cockatoo Island Dockyard, until 26 May 1977
    1983-apr-21Port Visitto Yokosuka, Japan until 30 Apr
    1986-oct-4Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review, alongside Garden Island
    1986-oct-4 Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review, alongside Garden Island
    1990-mar-9Decommissioned

    Specifications

       

        from Stalwart class
    10000light (tn)
    15500full load (tn)
    157.10length (m)
    20.60beam (m)
    9draught (m)

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    AU RAN Westland Wessex 02
    AU RAN Westland Sea King 02

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    AU Cockatoo Island Dockyard, 2nm NW of Sydney



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