HMAS CANBERRA


This site is dedicated to all the Royal Australian Navy personnel who have served in HMAS CANBERRA

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HMAS CANBERRA (1) from the 9th 0f July 1928 until she was sunk off Savo Island on the 9th of August 1942.

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HMAS CANBERRA (2) from the 21st of March 1981 until the Decommissioning on the 12th of November 2005.

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HMAS CANBERRA (3) commissioning at Fleet Base East in Sydney, Australia in 2014.

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Construction Image Gallery


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HMAS Canberra Under Construction Todd Ship Yards 1979

HMAS Canberra was laid down on the 01 March 1978, construction took place from 1978 until 1981. The ship was built at Todd Shipyards in Seattle Washington USA.

 

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Launching of HMAS Canberra -1978

HMAS Canberra was launched on the 01 December 1979 at Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle Washington USA, Lady Marjorie Tange was the HMAS Canberra’s Launching Lady and the wife of the then Secretary of the Australian Department of Defence, Sir Arthur Tange. ... More

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The Construction of the Ship 1978-1981

HMAS Canberra was laid down on the 01 March 1978, construction took place from 1978 until 1981. The ship was built at Todd Shipyards in Seattle Washington USA...More

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Ship Builders - Trials 1980

HMAS Canberra underwent extensive Building trails with the Todd Pacific Shipyards and the USN in December 1980 in Seattle, Washington USA, this was conducted prior to conducting Acceptance Trails of HMAS Canberra... More

 

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Ship Acceptance - Trials 1981

HMAS Canberra underwent extensive acceptance trails with the Royal Australian Navy in February 1981 in Seattle, Washington USA prior to Commissioining...More

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Refit 2003

HMAS Canberra underwent a Refit in 2003 at Fleet Base West at Garden Island in Western Australia...More

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