Allied Warships

HMAS Ballarat (J 184)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBathurst 
PennantJ 184 
Built byWilliamstown Dockyard (Williamstown, Victoria, Australia) 
Ordered4 Dec 1939 
Laid down19 Apr 1940 
Launched10 Dec 1940 
Commissioned30 Aug 1941 
End service27 Sep 1946 
History

Decommissioned 27 September 1946.
Sold 10 July 1947.
Scrapped in Sydney, Australia in 1953.

 

Commands listed for HMAS Ballarat (J 184)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Alfred Dudley Barling, RANR(S)20 Apr 194121 Mar 1943
2T/Lt. Donald MacLeman, RANR(S)22 Mar 194313 Nov 1943
3Lt. Cecil Donald Dykes, RANR(S)14 Nov 1943Jun 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Gordon Alexander Keith, RANR(S)12 Jun 194430 Nov 1944
5Cdr. Franklyn Bryce Morris, RAN1 Dec 194418 Jun 1945
6A/Cdr. Neven Robinson Read, RAN19 Jun 1945Nov 1945

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