HMAS Maryborough (J 195)
Minesweeper of the Bathurst class
|Navy||The Royal Australian Navy|
|Built by||Walkers Ltd. (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)|
|Ordered||9 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||16 Apr 1940|
|Launched||17 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||6 Jun 1941|
Sold into merchantile service to the Australian General Trading and Shipping Syndicate (Sydney) on 9 May 1947 being renamed Isobel Queen.
Commands listed for HMAS Maryborough (J 195)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Glen Loftus Cant, RAN||6 Feb 1941||23 May 1943|
|2||T/Lt. John Colin Patrick Boyle, RANR(S)||21 May 1943||Jan 1945|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Maurice Walter Lancaster, RAN||Jan 1945||30 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Maryborough include:
24 Jun 1945
HMS Voracious (Lt. D.R. Wilson, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Brisbane with HMAS Maryborough (Lt.Cdr. (Emgy.) M.W. Lancaster, RAN), HMAS Bendigo (Lt. W. Jackson, RANVR), HMAS Kalgoorlie (T/Lt.Cdr. John Smyth McBryde, RANR(S)) and another vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS Voracious]. (2)
- File 2.12.03.6427 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/20343
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.