HMAS Albatross (Seaplane Carrier)

HMAS Albatross

One ship and one shore base of the Royal Australian Navy have borne the name HMAS ''Albatross, after the Albatross:

  • The first HMAS Albatross was a seaplane carrier laid down in 1926, decommissioned in 1933, and transferred to the Royal Navy
  • The second HMAS Albatross is the RAN's naval aviation base, located in Nowra, New South Wales, acquired in 1948, and operational as of 2008.

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