HMAS Geraldton (J 178)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Poole & Steel Pty. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||31 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||20 Mar 1941|
|Launched||16 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||6 Apr 1942|
Sold to Turkey in August 1946 being renamed Antalya.
Commands listed for HMAS Geraldton (J 178)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Harold Mayo Harris, RNR||Feb 1942||26 Dec 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Lex McLean Carter, RANR||27 Dec 1943||15 Oct 1944|
|3||Lt. Alan Gordon Chapman, RANR(S)||16 Oct 1944||24 Nov 1944|
|4||Cdr. James Kenneth Walton, RAN||24 Nov 1944||16 May 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Geoffrey Lincoln Brandreth Parry, RANVR||17 May 1945||22 Jun 1945|
|6||A/Cdr. Alan Jeger Travis, RAN||23 Jun 1945||30 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Geraldton include:
- ADM 173/18906
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.