H.M.A.S TOBRUK L50 34 YEARS SERVICE Sign In or Register to add photos

"SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT".THE GREY FUNNEL LINES H.M.A.S. TOBRUK. BUILT IN NEWCASTLE NSW IN 1978 TO 1981.AT CARRINGTON SLIPWAYS, TOMAGO. SHE IS A 6,000 TONE MULTI PURPOSE ANPHIBIOUS LANDING, RO RO HEAVY LIFT SHIP. LENGTH 127M ,BEAM 18.3M ,WITH A SPEED OF 18 KNOTS. BUILT AT A COST OF $59 MIL. SHE HAS A CREW OF 150 & CAN CARRY 300 TROOPS FOR A LONG DURATION OR 520 SHORT TERM. AT THE END OF JULY 2015 SHE IS LAYING UP AFTER 34 YEARS. "WE DID BUILD GOOD SHIPS" TASMANIA IS HOPING TO GET HER FOR A DIVING WRECK.
H.M.A.S TOBRUK CONSTRUCTION
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ON THE SLIPS 1999
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ON THE SLIPS
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THE SHARP END
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THE KEEL LAID IN 1978
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TOBRUK STARTING TO TAKE SHAPE
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TOBRUK LAUNCH  BOOKLET
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LAUNCH PROGRAM
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TOBRUK INFO LAUNCH BOOKLET
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SHIP'S GENERAL ARRANGEMENT
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LAUNCH DAY
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THE LAUNCH 1980
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UNDER STOCKTON BRIDGE 1981
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LEE WHARF NEWCASTLE 1981
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SEA TRIALS OFF NEWCASTLE 1981
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BULKHEAD SIGN
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ENGINE ROOM
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ENGINE ROOM
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THE BRIDGE
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GALLEY SLIDE & GALLEY
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GALLEY SLIDE
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SHIP BELL
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GANGWAY LIFE RING
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THE SHARP END
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BOW DOORS
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THE BRIDGE TEAM
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THE HELM & BRIDGE
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ENTERING NEWCASTLE
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DEPARTING NEWCASTLE 22/62015
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TROBRUK & SVITZER TUG SWIFT
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SVITZER TUG SWIFT & TROBRUK
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DEPARTING NEWCASTLE 2015
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LEAVING NEWCASTLE 21/6/2015
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LEAVING NEWCASTLE 2015
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AFT FLIGHT DECK NEWCASTLE 2015
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NAVY WEEK OPEN DAY  IN SYDNEY
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AT ANCHOR
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FLIGHT DECK EXERCISE
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ENTERING SYDNEY
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AT GARDEN ISLAND SYDNEY
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AT GARDEN ISLAND SYDNEY
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IN NEWCASTLE 2015
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IN NEWCASTLE DRYDOCK 1990/91
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DRYDOCK 1990/91 NEWCASTLE
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LEAVING NEWCASTLE 1981
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IN NEWCASTLE 2015
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MAIN DECK AT SEA
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THE MAIN DECK
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USING HER 70 TON DERRICK
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WORKING CARGO
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INSIDE CARGO DECK
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CARGO ON  MAIN DECK
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