HMAS Wallaroo (J 222)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Poole & Steel Pty. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||24 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||24 Apr 1941|
|Launched||18 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Jul 1942|
|Lost||11 Jun 1943|
Sunk in the Indian Ocean about 60 nautical miles west off Fremantle, Australia in a collision with the U.S. Liberty ship Gilbert Costin.
Commands listed for HMAS Wallaroo (J 222)
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|1||T/Lt. Eric Sinclair Ross, RANR(S)||3 Jul 1942||11 Jun 1943|
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