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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 | Edited: 6/19/2017
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Year: 1957
Ships-in-Class: 4
Named Ships: HMAS Vampire (D11); HMAS Vendetta (D08); HMAS Voyager (D04); HMAS Waterhen (cancelled).
Complement: 320
Length: 390 ft (118.87 m)
Width: 43 ft (13.11 m)
Height: 12.8 ft (3.90 m)
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 kts (38 mph)
Range: 3,737 nm (4,300 miles; 6,920 km)
Operators: Australia


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).

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