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Wednesday, 16 March 2005
Page: 195


Mr Melham asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, in writing, on 8 December 2004:

In respect of each visit to an Australian port by a United States Navy or Royal Navy vessel during the period 1 April 2004 to 7 December 2004, (a) what was the name of the visiting vessel, (b) what was the type or class of the vessel, (c) was the vessel nuclear powered, (d) which Australian port did the vessel visit, and (e) what were the dates of arrival and departure from the port.


Mrs De-Anne Kelly (Minister for Veterans’ Affairs) —The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable member’s question:

United States Navy

Ship Name

Class

Nuclear Powered

Port Visited

Arrival Date

Departure Date

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

SS Cape Jacob

Cargo ship

No

Darwin

29 Mar 04

5 Apr 04

USNS Flint

Ammunition ship

No

Cockburn sound

22 Apr 04

26 Apr 04

USS Kitty Hawk

Aircraft carrier

No

Fremantle

22 Apr 04

27 Apr 04

USS John S Mccain

Guided missile destroyer

No

Darwin

22 Apr 04

27 Apr 04

USS Vincennes

Guided missile cruiser

No

Fremantle

22 Apr 04

27 Apr 04

USNS Yukon

Oiler

No

Fremantle

22 Apr 04

27 Apr 04

USS Vandegrift

Guided missile frigate

No

Darwin

23 May 04

27 May 04

USNS Shasta

Ammunition ship

No

Darwin

15 Jun 04

22 Jun 04

USNS John Ericsson

Oiler

No

Darwin

15 Jul 04

18 Jul 04

USS Preble

Guided missile destroyer

No

Darwin

15 Jul 04

18 Jul 04

USNS John Ericsson

Oiler

No

Darwin

3 Aug 04

9 Aug 04

USS Russell

Guided missile destroyer

No

Sydney

16 Aug 04

21 Aug 04

USS Salvor

Salvage ship

No

Sydney

19 Aug 04

2 Sep 04

USAV Joint Venture

High speed vessel

No

Sydney

26 Sep 04

28 Sep 04

USNS Rainier

Oiler

No

Fremantle

28 Sep 04

3 Oct 04

USS Howard

Guided missile destroyer

No

Fremantle

28 Sep 04

3 Oct 04

USS Ford

Guided missile frigate

No

Bunbury

28 Sep 04

3 Oct 04

USS Lake Champlain

Guided missile cruiser

No

Fremantle

28 Sep 04

3 Oct 04

USS John C Stennis

Aircraft carrier

Yes

Fremantle

28 Sep 04

3 Oct 04

USAV Joint Venture

High speed vessel

No

Hobart

29 Sep 04

14 Jan 05

USNS Niagara Falls

Combat stores ship

No

Darwin

25 Oct 04

1 Nov 04

USS Mobile Bay

Guided missile Cruiser

No

Sydney

22 Nov 04

27 Nov 04

USS Hopper

Guided missile destroyer

No

Sydney

24 Nov 04

29 Nov 04

USCGC Polar Star

Ice breaker

No

Sydney

30 Nov 04

5 Dec 04

USNS Watson

Cargo ship

No

Fremantle

6 Dec 04

5 Jan 05

USCGC Polar Star

Ice breaker

No

Hobart

7 Dec 04

11 Dec 04

Royal Navy

Ship Name

Class

Nuclear Powered

Port visited

Arrival date

Departure date

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

HMS Turbulent

Submarine

Yes

HMAS Stirling

2 Jun 04

11 Jun 04

HMSTC Discoverer

Sail training ship

No

Sydney

12 Oct 04

4 Nov 04