Allied Warships

HMAS Glenelg (J 236)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
PennantJ 236 
Built byCockatoo Docks and Engineering Co Ltd (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) 
Ordered24 Sep 1940 
Laid down2 Mar 1942 
Launched25 Sep 1942 
Commissioned16 Nov 1942 
End service14 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned into Reserve on 14 January 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap to Hong Kong Rolling Mills Ltd. (Hong Kong) on 2 May 1957.


Commands listed for HMAS Glenelg (J 236)

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

1T/Lt. Alfred Frederick Summerfield, RANR(S)11 Nov 1942May 1944
2T/Lt. Leslie Robson, RANR(S)May 194414 Mar 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Herbert Gordon Whitebrook, RANR15 Mar 194514 Jan 1946

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.

Notable events involving Glenelg include:

18 Nov 1944
USS Barbero (Cdr. I.S. Hartman, USN) departed from Mios Woendi resuming her 2nd war patrol. She was escorted out by HMAS Glenelg (T/Lt. L. Robson, RANR(S)).

Return to the Allied Warships section