Allied Warships

HMAS Ararat (K 34)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBathurst 
PennantK 34 
Built byEvans Deakin Ltd. (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) 
Ordered7 Aug 1941 
Laid down6 Jul 1942 
Launched20 Feb 1943 
Commissioned16 Jun 1943 
End service11 Apr 1947 
History

Decommissioned to reserve on 11 April 1947.
Sold on 6 January 1961 to Burns Philp & Co. Ltd., Darwin.  

Commands listed for HMAS Ararat (K 34)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Norman Montague Muzzell, RANR(S)11 Jun 1943Jan 1944
2Lt. John Arthur Thomas, RANRJan 1944Feb 1944
3T/Lt. Norman Montague Muzzell, RANR(S)Feb 1944Oct 1945

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