NUSHIP-Brisbane (1)

HMAS Brisbane (DDG 41), the second of three Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers (DDGs) formally commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Surface Fleet on Monday 10 September 2018.

Laid down in 2014 she was launched in December 2016 and began Sea Trials in November 2017 before being accepted by the Department of Defence in July 2018.

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The ship’s motto is ‘We aim at higher things’ and she inherits three (3) battle honours from the two previous RAN ships of the same name:

INDIAN OCEAN 1917

VIETNAM 1969-71

KUWAIT 1991

The last ship to carry the same name was HMAS Brisbane II (shown below), a Perth Class Guided Missile Destroyer, which was decommissioned in 2001.

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You can find out more about her here:  hthttp://www.navy.gov.au/nuship-brisbane-iii

 

 

 

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