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8,158 tonnes
94.91 metres
20.3 metres
7.862 metres

Aurora Australis is an Australian icebreaker.

Built by Carrington Slipways and launched in 1989 from the Tomago, New South Wales facility, the vessel is owned by P&O Maritime Services, but is regularly chartered by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) for research cruises in Antarctic waters and to support Australian bases in Antarctica.

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