Allied Warships

HMAS Barcoo (K 375)

Frigate of the River class


Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 375 
Built byCockatoo Docks and Engineering Co. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) 
Ordered16 Aug 1941 
Laid down21 Oct 1942 
Launched26 Aug 1943 
Commissioned17 Jan 1944 
End service21 Feb 1964 
History

Decommissioned on 21 February 1964.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 15 February 1972 to N.W. Kennedy Ltd. (Vancouver, Canada).
Scrapped in Taiwan.

 

Commands listed for HMAS Barcoo (K 375)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Alan Jeger Travis, RANDec 194317 Oct 1944
2A/Lt.Cdr. Colin George Hill, RANR(S)17 Oct 1944Oct 1945

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