HMAS Tobruk

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Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named HMAS Tobruk, after the town of Tobruk in Libya and the siege fought there in 1941.

  • HMAS Tobruk (D37), a Battle-class destroyer launched in 1947 and in service until 1960, when she was damaged beyond repair during a gunnery exercise
  • HMAS Tobruk (L 50), a modified Round Table-class Landing Ship Heavy launched in 1980 and decommissioned in 2015

Battle honours[edit]

Three battle honours have been awarded to ships named HMAS Tobruk:[1][2]

See also[edit]

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.