Allied Warships

HMAS Horsham (J 235)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBathurst 
PennantJ 235 
Built byMelbourne Harbour Trust (Williamstown, Victoria, Australia) 
Ordered5 Mar 1941 
Laid down26 Jun 1941 
Launched23 May 1942 
Commissioned18 Nov 1942 
End service 
History

Sold to be broken up for scrap to the Hong Kong Delta Shipping Co (Hong Kong) on 8 August 1956.  

Commands listed for HMAS Horsham (J 235)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. William Hunter Newby, RANR(S)Nov 194214 Mar 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Hunter Newby, RANR(S)12 Apr 194517 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Horsham include:


21 Jul 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (1)

28 Jul 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (1)

26 Aug 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). Also radar exercises were carried out with aircraft. (1)

30 Aug 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (1)

6 Sep 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (1)

28 Sep 1943
HrMs K XII (Lt.Cdr. T. Brunsting, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Fremantle with HMAS Horsham (T/Lt. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (1)

25 May 1944
HrMs K XIV (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout van Hooff, RNN) conducted exercises off Fremantle together with HMAS Horsham (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (2)

29 May 1944
HrMs K XIV (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout van Hooff, RNN) conducted exercises off Fremantle together with HMAS Horsham (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Newby, RANR(S)). (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.37.198 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File 2.12.37.205 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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