Austal Delivers Sixth Cape Class Patrol Boat

Austal Limited has delivered Cape Leveque, the sixth of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats being supplied to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract.

Cape Leveque is named after the northernmost tip of the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

The remaining two Cape Class vessels are moving into the final stages of construction and will be delivered progressively through to late 2015, in line with the contract.

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