HMAS Perth

Location: Albany
State: WA
Date Sank: 2001
Vessel Type: Destoyer
Construction Material: Al/FE
Max Depth: 36
Average Depth: 25
Average Visibility: 15
Diver Qualification: Advanced
Access Type: BOAT
Directions: 35S 04.790 117E 58.060 Has a yellow special marker on top and surrounded by 10 mooring bouys. 6 yellow commercial and 4 red public.
Wreck Description: The ship was brought from the USA in 1963 and was decommonisned from servive in 1999. It had done 2 tours in Veitnam where is was last last Austrailan warship to be hit by enemy fire. The ship is 133 metres long 14.2 metres wide and 42.7 metres tall. It was fitted with 2 5inch guns. only one of these guns are still onboard.