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SALAMAUA (31) class

Country of Origin: Guinea

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    (ex-Australian BALIKPAPAN class)

 Name            Pendant     Commissioned     Status

 SALAMAUA        31          Oct. 19, 1973    Active
    (ex-HMAS SALAMAUA, L-131)
 BUNA            32          Dec. 7, 1973     Active
    (ex-HMAS BUNA, L-132)


These heavy landing craft were transferred to Papua New Guinea in 1975 after short service in the Australian navy. The craft were extensively refitted in 1985-1986.


Both are active.

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