Allied Warships

HMAS Rockhampton (J 203)

Minesweeper of the Bathurst class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
PennantJ 203 
Built byWalkers Ltd. (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia) 
Ordered12 Jun 1940 
Laid down6 Nov 1940 
Launched26 Jun 1941 
Commissioned2 Feb 1942 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap in January 1961.


Commands listed for HMAS Rockhampton (J 203)

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1Lt. Robert Thomas Salmon, RANR(S)22 Sep 1941Nov 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Alan Jeger Travis, RANNov 1943???

3Lt. Guy James Alexander Ashley-Brown, RAN14 Jul 1944Jan 1945
4Lt. Geoffrey Stanley Hill Champion, RANR(S)Jan 1945Feb 1945
5Lt.Cdr. Herbert Kennedy Dwyer, RANR10 Feb 1945Oct 1945 ?

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