HMS Bulolo (F 82)
Armed Merchant Cruiser
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Armed Merchant Cruiser|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Launched||31 May 1938|
|Commissioned||4 Jan 1940|
On 22 September 1939 the passenger ship Bulolo of the Philip Burns & Co Ltd, Sydney NSW was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. Conversion was completed on 4 January 1940.
Displacement: 6267 BRT
On 25 March 1942 sold to the Admiralty and converted to an amphibious Headquarters ship. On 4 December 1946 returned to owner.
Commands listed for HMS Bulolo (F 82)
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|1||A/Capt. (retired) Christopher Henry Petrie, RN||27 Oct 1939||15 Oct 1940|
|2||Capt. (retired) Richard Lloyd Hamer, RN||15 Oct 1940||20 Dec 1943|
|3||Capt. (retired) Edward Neville Kershaw, RN||20 Dec 1943||mid 1944|
|4||Cdr. (retired) Edwin Bidder Clark, RN||mid 1944||Dec 1944|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Alexander Hambly, RN||Dec 1944||15 Apr 1945|
|6||Cdr. Alaster Angus Martin, DSC, RD, RNR||15 Apr 1945||Dec 1945|
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