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HMAS Voyager (D04)

Destroyer Warship

HMAS Voyager (D04)

Destroyer Warship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



HMAS Voyager D04 led a relatively short service life from 1957 until 1964 when it sank following a collision with the carrier HMAS Melbourne.
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ORIGIN: Australia
YEAR: 1957
SHIP CLASS: Daring-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (4): HMAS Vampire (D11); HMAS Vendetta (D08); HMAS Voyager (D04); HMAS Waterhen (cancelled).
OPERATORS: Australia
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMAS Voyager (D04) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 320
LENGTH: 390 feet (118.87 meters)
BEAM: 43 feet (13.11 meters)
DRAUGHT: 12.8 feet (3.90 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 3,000 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x Foster Wheeler boilers feeding 2 x English Electric geared steam turbines developing 54,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 33 knots (38 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 3,737 nautical miles (4,300 miles; 6,920 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



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).
AIR WING



None.