Sat, 27 Aug 1994

Australian ships to visit Jakarta

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Adelaide Class guided missile frigates, HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Newcastle will visit the city from Aug. 29 to 31.

The Australian Embassy said yesterday that the ships will berth at Tanjung Priok port and participate in pre-exercise briefings prior to sailing for exercises with the Indonesian Navy.

HMAS Adelaide is the oldest type of RAN's guided missile frigates while HMAS Newcastle is the latest edition of the Australian six guided missile frigates.

HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Newcastle are respectively under the command of Captain M.W. Bell CSC and Commander Rowan C. Moffitt. (jsk)