HMAS Kalgoorlie (J 192)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Broken Hill Pty. Ltd. (Whyalla, South Australia, Australia)|
|Ordered||5 Jun 1940|
|Laid down||26 Jul 1940|
|Launched||7 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||7 Apr 1942|
Transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy in August 1946 being renamed Ternate.
Commands listed for HMAS Kalgoorlie (J 192)
Please note that we're still working on this section.
|1||T/Lt. Harold Arthur Litchfield, RANR(S)||29 Sep 1941||17 May 1944|
|2||Lt. Eric John Peel, RAN||18 May 1944||26 Nov 1944|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. John Smyth McBryde, RANR(S)||27 Nov 1944||Aug 1945|
You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.
Notable events involving Kalgoorlie include:
24 Jun 1945
HMS Voracious (Lt. D.R. Wilson, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Brisbane with HMAS Maryborough (Lt.Cdr. (Emgy.) M.W. Lancaster, RAN), HMAS Bendigo (Lt. W. Jackson, RANVR), HMAS Kalgoorlie (T/Lt.Cdr. John Smyth McBryde, RANR(S)) and another vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS Voracious]. (1)
- ADM 173/20343
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.