HMAS Benalla (J 323)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Williamstown Dockyard (Williamstown, Victoria, Australia)|
|Ordered||2 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||24 Mar 1942|
|Launched||19 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||27 Apr 1943|
|End service||28 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned to reserve 28 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMAS Benalla (J 323)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Norman Morison, RANR(S)||27 Apr 1943||18 Jun 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. George Dalton Tancred, RAN||19 Jun 1943||1 Jan 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. D'Arcy Thomas Gale, RAN||2 Jan 1944||1 May 1945|
|4||Lt. John Joseph Cody, RAN||May 1945||Oct 1945 ?|
|5||Lt. Stanley Rae Schofield, RAN||2 May 1945||25 Jun 1945|
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