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HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 80cm

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The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 was a Landing Ship Heavy (LSH) vessel of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The ship was commissioned in 1981 and served for over three decades until its decommissioning in 2015. Throughout its service, the Tobruk was involved in numerous humanitarian aid missions and military operations, making it a significant part of Australia’s naval history.

Our handcrafted museum quality model of the HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 is a stunning replica of this iconic warship. The model is a faithful representation of the Tobruk, with intricate detailing that captures the essence of this formidable vessel. Crafted by skilled artisans, this model is a testament to the Tobruk’s legacy and its contribution to Australia’s naval history.

Whether you are a collector, a history enthusiast, or a proud Australian, our museum-quality model of the HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 is a must-have addition to your collection. It is a tangible piece of history that commemorates the Tobruk’s service and the bravery of the men and women who served aboard her.

Key Features Of The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 Model:

  • Realistic recreation of the HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50, designed with immense attention to detail.
  • Designed and hand-crafted from scratch with real-life markings and equipment.
  • Frame built and constructed by hand, pained by hand, for the utmost realism.
  • No plastic used’ this is made entirely from wooden planks which are hand-placed.
  • Model comes with a brass nameplate on the base, and a history sheet included.
  • Size specifications: 80cm x 13cm x 30cm, scale 1:159.

The history of the The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 LSH

The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 was a Landing Ship Heavy (LSH) vessel of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The ship was commissioned in 1981 and served for over three decades until its decommissioning in 2015. Throughout its service, the Tobruk was involved in numerous humanitarian aid missions and military operations, making it a significant part of Australia’s naval history.

The Tobruk was named after the Siege of Tobruk in World War II, where Australian troops played a vital role in holding the city against the German army. The ship was designed to provide support to land-based military operations, with its primary role being the transport of troops, vehicles, and cargo to and from the shore.

The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 was built in Newcastle, New South Wales, and was launched in 1980. The ship was 127 meters long, with a beam of 22 meters and a displacement of over 5,500 tonnes. The vessel was equipped with four diesel engines, which provided a top speed of 19 knots and a range of up to 9,000 nautical miles.

During its service, the Tobruk was involved in numerous humanitarian aid missions and military operations. In 1991, the ship was deployed to the Persian Gulf as part of Operation Damask, which was Australia’s contribution to the Gulf War. The Tobruk was responsible for transporting troops and equipment to and from the shore, and was also involved in the evacuation of Australian nationals from Kuwait.

In 1999, the Tobruk was deployed to East Timor as part of the Australian-led INTERFET peacekeeping mission. The ship was responsible for transporting troops, equipment, and supplies to the region, and was also involved in the evacuation of refugees from Dili.

One of the Tobruk’s most significant contributions was its involvement in humanitarian aid missions. In 2004, the ship was deployed to the Solomon Islands as part of Operation Helpem Fren, which was a joint Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Islander mission to restore law and order in the country. The Tobruk was responsible for transporting troops and equipment to the region, as well as providing medical assistance and logistical support.

The HMAS Tobruk (II) – L50 was decommissioned in 2015 after over three decades of service. The ship was replaced by the HMAS Canberra, which is a larger and more modern vessel. The Tobruk’s decommissioning marked the end of an era for the Royal Australian Navy, and the ship will be remembered as an iconic vessel that played a significant role in Australia’s naval history.

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