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HMAS Tobruk

April 21, 2017


Patrick enjoyed seeing HMAS Tobruk docked at the Bundaberg Port ready to be stripped. Patrick will go back regularly to watch its progress. This photo was taken when it first arrived.



After a long battle with regions around the country, the decommissioned HMAS Tobruk will be sunk off the waters of the Bundaberg and Fraser Coasts. The HMAS Tobruk L50 amphibious heavy lift ship saw 34 years of service from 1980 to 2015 and was deployed on 26 major operations including the Middle east, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Bougainville, East Timor and the Philippines. The ships namesake comes from the Siege of Tobruk during the Second World War, when German and Italian forces laid siege to north African port for 241 days. The port was defended by the Australian 9th Division, the 18th Brigade of the 7th Division, four British artillery regiments and some Indian troops. There will be various parts that will come off the ship to create memorials or monuments.

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