HMAS Echuca (J 252)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Williamstown Dockyard (Williamstown, Victoria, Australia)|
|Ordered||24 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||22 Feb 1941|
|Launched||17 Jan 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Sep 1942|
|End service||29 Jun 1948|
Decommissioned into Reserve on 29 June 1948.
Commands listed for HMAS Echuca (J 252)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Ronald Ashman Nettlefold, RANR||4 May 1942||31 Dec 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Neville Drake Pixley, RANR||1 Jan 1945||21 May 1945|
|3||Lt. Noel Somerville Townshend, RANVR||21 May 1945||Oct 1945 ?|
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