Royal Australian Navy – Submarines


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Attack Submarines (Diesel-Electric)

Collins Class LOA 254′ / 77.4 m TDISP 3,400 tons submerged. (6 active, service since 1996)

HMAS Sheean at HMAS Stirling public event, 2006. Credit: Photographs by Gnangarra…, CC BY 2.5 AU ,via Wikimedia Commons

Collins class sub HMAS Stirling 2017Collins class subs HMAS Stirling 2016

Oberon class LOA 295′ / 89.9 m TDISP 2,400 tons submerged. (6 built for Australia, service 1969-2000, 2 preserved, 1 laid up for other Oberon boats see RN submarines listing)

HMAS Ovens S-70 preserved out of the water at the Western Australia Maritime Museum, 2012. Credit: Ché Lydia Xyang, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

HMAS Onslow S-60 (1969-1999) HMAS Onslow S-60 Museum boat Sydney 2015

HMAS Otama S-62 (1978-2000) Still awaiting preservation, laid up in Western Port Bay, Victoria. As of 2021, has deteriorated and is listing badly. HMAS Otama Western Port Bay VICTORIA 2015

HMAS Ovens S-70 (1969-1995) Preserved at Western Australia Maritime Museum since 1998. HMAS Ovens S-70 Museum boat Fremantle 2017

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