10 March 2009
Royal Australian Navy Ship, HMAS LAUNCESTON, will visit Auckland over the period 13 – 15 March 2009. HMAS LAUNCESTON will berth at the Devonport Naval Base at 10:00 am on Friday 13 March.
HMAS LAUNCESTON - Armidale Class Patrol Boat
Pennant - ACPB P94.
Commanding Officer - Commander S.E Thompson,
Complement - 5 Officers
- 4 Senior Sailors
- 15 Junior Sailors
Length - 56.45 metres
Draught - 2.25 Metres
Beam - 9.5 Metres
Displacement - 305 Tonnes
HMAS LAUNCESTON’s visit is primarily for rest and recreation and she is not open to the public.HMAS LAUNCESTON will depart Auckland at 4:00 pm on Sunday 15 March.
POC - Lieutenant Commander Barbara Cassin, Media Advisor – Navy 021-2440638