The FFG-7, (Adelaide), class guided missile frigate HMAS CANBERRA, (CMDR B. Wilson, RAN), was commissioned in Seattle, USA. CANBERRA was laid down in Todd Shipyard, Seattle, USA, and launched on 1 December 1978. Lady Tange, (Wife of the Secretary of the Department of Defence), performed the launching ceremony. CANBERRA was decommissioned on 12 November 2005.
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