First Look at New HMAS Canberra LHD

HMAS Canberra is being put together block by block like giant pieces of Lego, to become the largest ship ever built for the Australian Navy. The amphibious assault ship, also known as an LHD or landing helicopter dock, is being built in Spain, where former official war artist Peter Churcher captured its creation in a series of paintings unveiled by the Australian War Memorial today. It will be the third Australian ship to bear the name of the nation's capital, and will join a long naval legacy. Read more at http://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/hmas-canberra-captured-in-construction-20120712-21ydg.html#ixzz22mbahddp