Royal Australian Navy Auxiliaries and Other Ships
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Replenishment / Resupply
HMAS Sirius O-266 (2006 – present) LOA 648′ / 197.5 m TDISP 46,750 tons full load
HMAS Success OR-304 (1986 – 2019) Durance Class fleet oiler LOA 516′ / 157.3 m TDISP 18,200 tons full load
Boom Defence Ships
HMAS Karangi Bar-Class (1941-ca. 1952) LOA 174′ / 53 m TDISP 770 tons. SWW veteran with battle honours of Darwin 1942-43. Partially scrapped during the 1960s and then abandoned at Homebush Bay, New South Wales. See also South African Navy page for a sistership preserved as a museum.
Leeuwin class survey vessel LOA 234′ / 71.3 m TDISP 2,170 tons (2 active)
HMAS Leeuwin A-245 (2000)
HMVS / HMAS Cerberus monitor (1871-1924) LOA 225′ / 68.9 m TDISP 3,340 tons. Victoria Naval Forces. Yarrow built (UK) and renamed HMAS Platypus II 1921. Sunk as a Breakwater at Half Moon Bay, 1926. Wreck still there, though efforts are underway for some preservation. This appears to be the last “Breastwork Monitor” in existence.