HMAS Hobart

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Three ships of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) have been named HMAS Hobart, for Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania.

  • HMAS Hobart (D63), a Leander class light cruiser acquired from the Royal Navy in 1938, and operating until 1947.
  • HMAS Hobart (D 39), a Perth class guided missile destroyer commissioned in 1965 and decommissioned in 2000.
  • HMAS Hobart (DDGH 39), lead ship of the Hobart class air warfare destroyers, scheduled to enter service in 2017.

Battle honours[edit]

Ships of the name HMAS Hobart have earned nine battle honours:[1][2]

See also[edit]

  • HMS Hobart (1794), an 18-gun sloop built by the French, captured by the Royal Navy in 1794, and operated until her sale in India in 1803.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours" (PDF). Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.