Allied Warships

HMAS Strahan (J 363)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

Photo from Imperial War Museum (IWM), FL-19390

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
PennantJ 363 
Built byNew South Wales State Dockyard (Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia) 
Ordered7 Aug 1941 
Laid down19 Nov 1942 
Launched12 Jul 1943 
Commissioned14 Mar 1944 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap in January 1961.
Broken up at Sydney, Australia in 1963.


Commands listed for HMAS Strahan (J 363)

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1Lt.Cdr. Leonard Dale Williams, RANRJan 1944Apr 1945

2Lt.Cdr. Ronald Ashman Nettlefold, RANR19 May 1945

3Lt. Walter Haddon Burke, RANR19 Aug 1945

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