HMAS Tobruk


HMAS Tobruk,named after the battles at Tobruk in 1941, was built in Tomago and launched in March 1980. She was put in service the year after and participated in 26 operations during her career. Most known are operations on Fiji in 1987,Somalia in the early 1990s and at the riots on Solomon Islands in 2001. She was taken out of service in 2015, and three years later scuttled as an artificial reef. 29.June 2018 she disappeared in the deep outside Hersey Bay. The wreck rest on her starboard side on a depth of 11 to 18 meter.

Former names:
HMAS Tobruk
L 50
417,0 x 60,0 x 16 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3353 displ
Tomago ( AU )
( AU )

Picture: HMAS Tobruk in 1978
US Defense,DN-SC-92-05678
Public domain
Last updated: June 2019