H.M.A.S. Gladstone - Gladstone, Qld, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 23° 49.990 E 151° 15.166
56K E 322040 N 7363147
Quick Description: A Fremantle class Patrol Boat
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 3/13/2020 9:31:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM126Q9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 2

Long Description:
The 42m Fremantle class Patrol Boat H.M.A.S. Gladstone was commissioned in September 1984 and was decommissioned in March 2006, in March 2007 the boat was handed over to the Gladstone Maritime History Society and lay anchored in a nearby marina until November 2017 when the vessel was lifted onto a cradle and became the centrepiece of the Maritime Museum.
The boat was based at Cairns for the entire 22 years of active service being used for fisheries protection, immigration, customs and drug law enforcement operations.
Type of vessel: Fremantle class Patrol Boat

Admission? Cost?: $6 / $3

Date: 3/14/2020

Hours of use: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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