HMAS Warrnambool (J 202)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Morts Dock & Enginering Co. Ltd. (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)|
|Ordered||31 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||13 Nov 1940|
|Launched||8 May 1941|
|Commissioned||23 Sep 1941|
|Lost||13 Sep 1947|
While clearing mines she hit a mine in the vicinity of Cockburn Reef on 13 September 1947 and sank shortly afterwards.
Commands listed for HMAS Warrnambool (J 202)
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|1||T/Lt. Eric John Barron, RANR(S)||18 Aug 1941||27 Mar 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Neven Robinson Read, RAN||28 Mar 1943||27 Feb 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Herbert Kennedy Dwyer, RANR||28 Feb 1944||13 Mar 1944|
|4||Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Ewan James Byam Wight, RAN||13 Mar 1944||4 Sep 1945|
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