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Damage to HMAS Swan



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THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1976 NO. 97/76

DAMAGE TO HMAS SWAN

Minor damage has been detected in electrical systems associated with the Ikara anti-submarine missile launcher in HMAS Swan. Some wires were cut and an electrical relay damaged.

A board of inquiry has been convened to inquire into the cause of the damage. i

HMAS Swan will trail as scheduled tomorrow from Albany in Western Australia for Sydney.

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