DDL model handed over

Unit Royal Australian Navy
Accession Number F11211
Collection type Film
Measurement 38 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAN Public Relations
Place made Australia
Date made 27 September 1971
Access Open
Conflict Period 1970-1979
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

The hand over of a ship model of the Australian designed DDL (Light) frigate . The DDL project was approved in 1972 but latter cancelled in August 1973 after a government review found it would be too expensive. The cancellation led to the purchase of United States FFG-7 Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigates which were known in Australian service as the Adelaide class .

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  • Video of DDL model handed over (video)

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