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Sailors from USS Missouri cheer to honor Prince Philip as he passes by aboard HMAS Cook in 1986
Career (Australia (RAN)) RAN Ensign
Namesake: Captain James Cook
Builder: HMA Naval Dockyard, Williamstown, Victoria
Laid down: 30 September 1974
Launched: 27 August 1977
Commissioned: 30 April 1981
Decommissioned: 31 October 1990
Motto: "With Diligence and Skill"
Fate: Converted to merchant vessel, fate unknown
Badge: HMAS Cook - Ship's Crest
General characteristics

HMAS Cook (A 219), named for Captain James Cook, was an oceanographic survey vessel of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

Cook was laid down by HMA Naval Dockyard at Williamstown, Victoria on 30 September 1974, launched on 27 August 1977 and commissioned into the RAN on 30 April 1981.

Cook paid off on 31 October 1990 and was sold for conversion to a merchant vessel.