Allied Warships

HMAS Bungaree (M 29)

Minelayer of the Auxiliary minelayers class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassAuxiliary minelayers 
PennantM 29 
Built byCaledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland, U.K.). 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched9 Feb 1937 
Commissioned9 Jun 1941 
End service 
History

Completed as merchantile in May 1937
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in October 1940.
Displacement: 7494 tons.
Lenght: 357 feet
Machinery: Two boilers, 1 shaft, reciprocating engine IHP 2500 = 11 knots.
Armament: 2 4" guns (2x1), 2 2pdr AA (2x1) 8 .303" AA (8x1), 423 mines.

Became an amenties ship in 1944 for service with the British Pacific Fleet. 

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