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HMAS Albatross

HMAS Albatross was a seaplane tender laid down by the Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company at Sydney in New South Wales in April 1926, launched on 23 February 1928 by Lady Stonehaven, wife of the Governor General, completed on 21 December 1928 and commissioned on 23 January 1929. HMAS Albatross paid off to reserve on 26 April 1933, was accepted by the Admiralty as part payment for the cruiser HMAS Hobart and sailed for England on 11 July 1938.