HMAS Latrobe (J 234)
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||27 Jan 1942|
|Launched||19 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||6 Nov 1942|
|End service||Sep 1953|
Decommissioned into Reserve in September 1953.
Commands listed for HMAS Latrobe (J 234)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Basil Theodore Brewster, DSC, RN||Nov 1942||24 Jan 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Desmond Aubrey Menlove, DSO, RANR(S)||24 Jan 1944||1 Apr 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (emergency) David Logan, RAN||2 Apr 1944||24 Dec 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Douglas Jack Strath, RANR(S)||24 Apr 1944|
|5||Lt. Windas Appleton Smith, RANVR||24 Dec 1944||Oct 1945 ?|
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