HMAS Kapunda (J 218)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Poole & Steel Pty. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||24 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1941|
|Launched||23 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||21 Oct 1942|
|End service||14 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned into Reserve on 14 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMAS Kapunda (J 218)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Desmond Aubrey Menlove, DSO, RANR(S)||10 Oct 1942||31 Dec 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Joseph Henry Patrick Dixon, RANR(S)||1 Jan 1943||10 Mar 1944|
|3||Lt. Christopher Mervyn Callow, RANVR||10 Mar 1944||8 Feb 1945|
|4||Lt. Alwyn James Ford, RANR||9 Feb 1945||18 Jan 1946|
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