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HMAS Australia
HMAS Australia.jpg
HMAS Australia in the Panama Canal c1935 Courtesy RAN
HMAS Australia 2.jpg
HMAS in disruptive camouflage paint scheme
History
Name HMAS Australia
Owner Royal Australian navy
Builder John Brown & Co, Clydebank, Scotland
Launched 17 Mar 1927
Completed April 1928
In service 24 Apr 1928
Out of service 31 Aug 1954
Fate broken up Jul 1955 Barrow-in-Furness
General characteristics
Type County Class Heavy Cruiser
Tonnage 9,072 tons
Length 192.02 metres
Beam 20.83 metres
Depth 20.83 metres
Propulsion 80,000 Horsepower
Speed 31.5 knots
Capacity crew of 679, 848 in war time



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