HMAS Yarra (L 77 / U 77)
Sloop of the Grimsby class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Pennant||L 77 / U 77|
|Built by||Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Co. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||22 Dec 1933|
|Laid down||24 May 1934|
|Launched||28 Mar 1935|
|Commissioned||21 Jan 1936|
|Lost||4 Mar 1942|
HMAS Yarra (Lt.Cdr. Robert William Rankin, RAN) was sunk south off Java in a gun battle with by the Japanese heavy cruisers Atago, Maya and Takao.
Commands listed for HMAS Yarra (L 77 / U 77)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Hastings Harrington, RAN||30 Aug 1939||14 Nov 1939|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Hastings Harrington, RAN||7 Dec 1939||10 Feb 1942|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Robert William Rankin, RAN||11 Feb 1942||4 Mar 1942 (+)|
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