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Royal Australian Navy - Amphibious Ship

L 02 HMAS Canberra

 
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Type, class: Landing Ship Helicopter Dock / LHD; Canberra class
Builder: Navantia, Ferrol, Spain (construction) & BAE Systems Australia, Williamstown (outfitting)
 
STATUS:
Laid down: September 23, 2009
Launched: February 17, 2011
Commissioned: November 28, 2014
IN SERVICE
 

Homeport: Fleet Base East, Sydney
Namesake: City of Canberra - Capital city of Australia
Ships Motto: FOR QUEEN AND COUNTRY
Technical Data: see INFO > Canberra class Landing Ship Helicopter Dock / LHD
 

ship images

  
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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - August 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - August 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - August 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - August 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - August 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

l-01 hmas canberra amphibious landing ship helicopter dock lhd royal australian navy 2016 08
during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

l-01 hmas canberra amphibious landing ship helicopter dock lhd royal australian navy 2016 09
during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016 (RAN photo via US Navy)

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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during exercise RIMPAC '16 - July 2016

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Pacific Ocean - July 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - June 2016

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - June 2016
 
 
Canberra was the centrepiece of Australia Day celebrations in Sydney on 26 January 2015. In March 2015, the ship was designated the flagship of the RAN.

In February 2016, the ship was deployed from Fleet Base East initially to Brisbane in Queensland where it loaded a Royal Australian Army Engineer squadron and equipment including beach landing capabilities, water purification equipment and other essential engineering stores and then it sailed to Fiji on its first humanitarian mission after a tropical cyclone hit the country on February 20. The LHD was carrying 50 tonnes of humanitarian supplies including food, water, and medical equipment as well as more than 850 personnel from the Australian Defence Force. Embarked with the ship were three MRH-90 helicopters to support Australian operations. The Canberra joined other ADF assets to help with relief efforts.

Canberra formed part of the Australian force which participated in the RIMPAC 2016 exercise off Hawaii during mid-2016. During this deployment she successfully completed flight trials with United States military Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion and Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft.

source: wikipedia 
 
 
 

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