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HMAS Voyager (D04)


Destroyer Warship


HMAS Voyager D04 led a relatively short service life from 1957 until 1964 when it sank following a collision with the carrier HMAS Melbourne.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 6/19/2017






Specifications



Year:
1957
Ship Class [ Daring-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 4 ] :
HMAS Vampire (D11); HMAS Vendetta (D08); HMAS Voyager (D04); HMAS Waterhen (cancelled).
National flag of Australia Australia
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
390 ft (118.87 m)
Width / Beam:
43 ft (13.11 m)
Height / Draught:
12.8 ft (3.90 m)
Displacement (Surface):
3,000 tons
2 x Foster Wheeler boilers feeding 2 x English Electric geared steam turbines developing 54,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface):
33 kts (38 mph)
Range:
3,737 nm (4,300 miles; 6,920 km)
6 x QF 4.5" (113mm) Mark V main guns in three twin-gunned turrets.
6 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) automatic cannons in three twin-gunned mounts.
2 x 21-inch quintuple-tube torpedo launchers.
1 x "Limbo" Anti-Submarine Mortar (ASM).
None.

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