Project Description

“SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT”.THE GREY FUNNEL LINES H.M.A.S. TOBRUK. BUILT IN NEWCASTLE NSW IN 1978 TO 1981.AT CARRINGTON SLIPWAYS, TOMAGO. SHE IS A 6,000 TONE MULTI PURPOSE ANPHIBIOUS LANDING, RO RO HEAVY LIFT SHIP. LENGTH 127M ,BEAM 18.3M ,WITH A SPEED OF 18 KNOTS. BUILT AT A COST OF $59 MIL. SHE HAS A CREW OF 150 & CAN CARRY 300 TROOPS FOR A LONG DURATION OR 520 SHORT TERM. AT THE END OF JULY 2015 SHE IS LAYING UP AFTER 34 YEARS. “WE DID BUILD GOOD SHIPS” TASMANIA IS HOPING TO GET HER FOR A DIVING WRECK.