HMAS Bowen (J 285)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Walkers Ltd. (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||9 Feb 1942|
|Launched||11 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Nov 1942|
|End service||17 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned to reserve on 17 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMAS Bowen (J 285)
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|1||T/Lt. Gordon Leonard Olsen, RANR(S)||Oct 1942||11 Aug 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Hudson Croft Asher, RANR(S)||18 Dec 1943||Oct 1944|
|3||Lt. Donald Leslie Beattie, RANR(S)||Oct 1944||Nov 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Hudson Croft Asher, RANR(S)||Nov 1944||4 Jul 1945|
|5||Lt.Cdr. John Frederick Berry, RANR||4 Jul 1945||18 Nov 1945|
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