HMAS Inverell (J 233)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Morts Dock & Enginering Co. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||16 May 1941|
|Laid down||7 Dec 1941|
|Launched||2 May 1942|
|Commissioned||17 Sep 1942|
|End service||14 Jun 1946|
Decommissioned into Reserve on 14 June 1946.
Commands listed for HMAS Inverell (J 233)
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|1||Lt. John Raymond Suffren, RANR(S)||7 Sep 1942||2 Jun 1943|
|2||Lt. Arthur Irwin Chapman, RANR(S)||3 Jun 1943||12 Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Inverell include:
13 Jan 1945
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) ended her 1st war patrol at Fremantle, Australia. She was escorted in by HMAS Inverell (Lt. A.I. Chapman, RANR(S)). At Fremantle she was refitted by a relief crew of SubDiv 181 and USS Euryale.