Allied Warships

HMAS Maryborough (J 195)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
PennantJ 195 
Built byWalkers Ltd. (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia) 
Ordered9 Dec 1939 
Laid down16 Apr 1940 
Launched17 Oct 1940 
Commissioned6 Jun 1941 
End service 

Sold into merchantile service to the Australian General Trading and Shipping Syndicate (Sydney) on 9 May 1947 being renamed Isobel Queen.
Resold to Carr Enterprises Ltd. (Sydney) in 1953 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for HMAS Maryborough (J 195)

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1Lt.Cdr. Glen Loftus Cant, RAN6 Feb 194123 May 1943
2T/Lt. John Colin Patrick Boyle, RANR(S)21 May 1943Jan 1945
3Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Maurice Walter Lancaster, RANJan 194530 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Maryborough include:

23 Apr 1943
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.M. Valkenburg, RNN) conducted exercises off Colombo with HMAS Maryborough (A/Cdr. G.L. Cant, RAN) and HMAS Lismore (T/Lt. L.C.G. Lever, RANR(S)). (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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