HMAS Gympie (J 238)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Evans Deakin Ltd. (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)|
|Ordered||24 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1941|
|Launched||30 Jan 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1942|
Sold to be broken up for scrap in January 1961.
Commands listed for HMAS Gympie (J 238)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Charles William John Patterson, RANR||Oct 1942||28 May 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Richard Terence Power, RAN||29 May 1943||10 Aug 1943|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Raymond Rowsell, RNZNR||10 Aug 1943||Sep 1944|
|4||A/Lt.Cdr. Norman Arthur Kingsbury Wallis, RANVR||Sep 1944||Oct 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving Gympie include:
- ADM 173/19759
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.