HMAS Kiama (J 353)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Evans Deakin Ltd. (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||2 Nov 1942|
|Launched||9 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||26 Jan 1944|
|End service||3 Apr 1946|
Decommissiond into Reserve on 3 April 1946.
Commands listed for HMAS Kiama (J 353)
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|1||T/Lt. Samuel James Benson, RANR(S)||4 Oct 1943||Oct 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving Kiama include:
- ADM 173/19698
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.