Allied Warships

HMAS Parkes (J 361)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBathurst 
PennantJ 361 
Built byEvans Deakin Ltd. (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) 
Ordered7 Aug 1941 
Laid down26 Mar 1943 
Launched30 Oct 1943 
Commissioned25 May 1944 
End service17 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned into Reserve on 17 December 1945.
Sold to be broken up for scrap to the Hong Kong Rolling Mills Ltd. (Hong Kong) on 2 May 1957.  

Commands listed for HMAS Parkes (J 361)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Norris Octavius Vidgen, RANR1 Jan 194420 Sep 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.


Return to the Allied Warships section