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Photographer:Clyde Dickens [View profile]Title:HMAS DIAMANTINA GOR266Added:Sep 22, 2011
Captured:September 20, 2011IMO:UnavailableHits:687
Location:Brisbane, Australia
Photo Category: Museum Ships
Description:

Queensland Maritime Museum. 20 September 2011.

River Class Frigate, designed in Great Britain and built in Australia. Her primary duties were as an anti-submarine vessel.

Technical Details:
Commissioned 27/04/45
Displacement: 1420 tons standard, 2220 tons full load
Length Overall: 301 ft 6 in (91.36m)
Beam: 36 ft 6 in (11.06m)
Draft: 12 ft (3.6m)
Machinery: 2 x 4 Cylinder Triple Expansion Steam Engines of 2750 I.H.P. each.
2 Water Tube Boilers, Twin Screw.
Speed 19/20 knots.
Armament: 2 x 4 in. H.A./L.A. Guns.
3 x 40mm Bofors A.A.
10 x 20mm Oerlikon A.A.

She paid off to Reserve in August, 1948. After reconstruction she recommissioned on 22 June, 1959 as a Survey and Oceanographic Research vessel. One result of this work was the discovery, in 1961, of the deepest place in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Western Australia. This sea trench is named the Diamantina Trench in her honour.

For more see http://www.maritimemuseum.com.au/ Then Collections menu
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Pennant no.:GOR266
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