Allied Warships

HMAS Glenelg (J 236)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBathurst 
PennantJ 236 
Built byCockatoo Docks and Engineering Co Ltd (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) 
Ordered24 Sep 1940 
Laid down2 Mar 1942 
Launched25 Sep 1942 
Commissioned16 Nov 1942 
End service14 Jan 1946 
History

Decommissioned into Reserve on 14 January 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap to Hong Kong Rolling Mills Ltd. (Hong Kong) on 2 May 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMAS Glenelg (J 236)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Alfred Frederick Summerfield, RANR(S)11 Nov 1942May 1944
2T/Lt. Leslie Robson, RANR(S)May 194414 Mar 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Herbert Gordon Whitebrook, RANR15 Mar 194514 Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Glenelg include:


18 Nov 1944
USS Barbero (Cdr. I.S. Hartman, USN) departed from Mios Woendi resuming her 2nd war patrol. She was escorted out by HMAS Glenelg (T/Lt. L. Robson, RANR(S)).


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