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HMAS Vampire (D11)

Destroyer Warship

HMAS Vampire (D11)

Destroyer Warship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



HMAS Vampire D11 destroyer served the Australian Navy from 1959 to 1986 and lives on as a floating museum ship.
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ORIGIN: Australia
YEAR: 1959
SHIP CLASS: Daring-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (4): HMAS Duchess (D154); HMAS Vampire (D11); HMAS Vendetta (D08); HMS Voyager (D04)
OPERATORS: Australia
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMAS Vampire (D11) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 320
LENGTH: 389 feet (118.57 meters)
BEAM: 43 feet (13.11 meters)
DRAUGHT: 12.8 feet (3.90 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 3,200 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x Foster Wheeler boilers with 2 x English Electric geared steam turbines driving 2 x shafts at 54,000 shaft horsepower.
SPEED (SURFACE): 31 knots (36 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 3,737 nautical miles (4,300 miles; 6,920 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



6 x 4.5" (113mm) QF guns in three triple turrets
6 x 1'6" (40mm) Bofors anti-aircraft guns in two twin-gun turrets and two single-gun turrets.
4 x 0.50 caliber (13mm) Browning heavy machine guns
1 x 21" (530mm) five-tube torpedo launcher (Mark IV torpedoes).
1 x Limbo anti-submarine mortar OR 1 x Sea Cat surface-to-air missile system.
AIR WING



None.