D 39 HMAS Hobart

AU Royal Australian Navy

1964 - US US Navy - Charles F. Adams class DDG-26 Built in USA for Australia    



1965 to 2000    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: VKLB
See Also: DDG Hobart class DDGH 39


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History of AU D 39 HMAS Hobart

1962-jan-6Ordered

History of US Charles F. Adams class DDG-26 Built in USA for Australia

1962-oct-26Laid down
1964-jan-9Launched

History of AU D 39 HMAS Hobart

1965-dec-18Commissioned
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.
2000-may-12Decommissioned
2002-nov-5Fate: sunkas a dive wreck 4 nm WNW of Marina Vincent, Yankalilla Bay, South Australia

Specifications

   

    from Perth class
333crew
3370light (tn)
4620full load (tn)
134.30length (m)
14.40beam (m)
6.10draught (m)
4500range (nm)
70000power (shp)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
No Landing platform




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