RAN aircraft carrier HMAS SYDNEY (R17) at Wellington 1950.
Commissioned: 16 Dec 1948
Decommissioned: 12 Nov 1973
15,740 tons displ. 695ft x 80ft x 25ft
Refitted in Sydney 1962 as a fast troop transport and became operational July 1963.
Sold 28 Oct 1975 to Dongkuk Steel Mill Co Ltd, Seoul, Sth Kore
Shot taken on: 13/03/09
Seen here at moving into the Garden Island Navy Base in Sydney, Australia after participating in the Cermeonial Entry and Slaute.
HMAS Sydney is one of the Australain Navy Adelaide Class Frigates based on the US Navy Oliver Hazard Perry Class guided missile Frigate. She is