Allied Warships

HMAS Castlemaine (J 244)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
PennantJ 244 
Built byWilliamstown Dockyard (Williamstown, Victoria, Australia) 
Ordered24 Sep 1940 
Laid down17 Feb 1941 
Launched7 Aug 1941 
Commissioned17 Jul 1942 
End service14 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned 14 December 1945.

She is now moored at Gem Pier, Williamstown, as a museum ship.


Commands listed for HMAS Castlemaine (J 244)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Philip Jack Sullivan, RANR(S)13 Apr 194223 Jun 1944
2Lt. Gilbert Sutherland Gordon, RAN23 Jun 1944Nov 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Percy Goldsworthy Collins, RANR(S)Nov 1944May 1945 ?
4Lt. Francis Reginald Bruce Moss, RANVR4 Nov 194421 Dec 1945

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