HMAS Dubbo (J251/M251), named for the city of Dubbo, New South Wales, was one of 60 Bathurst-class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

HMAS Dubbo named for the city of Dubbo, New South Wales, was one of 60 Bathurst-class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

HMNZS Inverell 1973, Bathurst class corvette

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'Whyalla' - photo by John White, via Flickr;  The ship HMAS Whyalla (J153) was named for Whyalla, South Australia, and was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes (a class of general purpose vessels) constructed during World War II.  After the war she was used as a maintenance ship until she was purchased in 1984 by the Whyalla City Council, who put her on display as a landlocked museum ship.

'Whyalla' - photo by John White, via Flickr; The ship HMAS Whyalla (J153) was named for Whyalla, South Australia, and was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes (a class of general purpose vessels) constructed during World War II. After the war she was used as a maintenance ship until she was purchased in 1984 by the Whyalla City Council, who put her on display as a landlocked museum ship.

HMAS Tamworth, a Bathurst class Corvette, built by Walkers Ltd in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia & commissioned 08/08/42. Manned by an Australian crew she initially served as part of the British Eastern Fleet, transferring to British Pacific Fleet in Jan.45. Sold to the Dutch navy on 30/04/46, renamed HNLMS Tidore. Transferred to Indonesian Navy in Dec.'49, renamed KRI Pati Unus. Disposal in '69.

HMAS Tamworth, a Bathurst class Corvette, built by Walkers Ltd in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia & commissioned 08/08/42. Manned by an Australian crew she initially served as part of the British Eastern Fleet, transferring to British Pacific Fleet in Jan.45. Sold to the Dutch navy on 30/04/46, renamed HNLMS Tidore. Transferred to Indonesian Navy in Dec.'49, renamed KRI Pati Unus. Disposal in '69.

HMAS Wallaroo (J222), named after the town of Wallaroo, South Australia, was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).[1] Wallaroo was one of only three Bathursts lost during World War II; following a collision with US Liberty ship Henry Gilbert Costin on the night of 11 June 1943.

HMAS WALLAROO 1942 – HMAS Wallaroo named after the town of Wallaroo, South Australia, was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and.

"BATHURST CLASS MINESWEEPER/CORVETTE HMAS LATROBE. COMMISSIONED ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1942 LATROBE SPENT HER WAR SERVICE CARRYING OUT MINESWEEPING, CONVOY, PRISONER OF WAR EVACUATION AND TROOP CARRYING DUTIES. AFTER THE WAR SHE WAS BASED AT WESTERNPORT, VICTORIA AS A TRAINING SHIP. ON 18TH MAY 1956 LATROBE WAS SOLD AS SCRAP TO HONG KONG ROLLING MILLS LTD. LATROBE WAS ONE OF ONLY TWO RAN SHIPS LAUNCHED BY A MAN".

"BATHURST CLASS MINESWEEPER/CORVETTE HMAS LATROBE. COMMISSIONED ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1942 LATROBE SPENT HER WAR SERVICE CARRYING OUT MINESWEEPING, CONVOY, PRISONER OF WAR EVACUATION AND TROOP CARRYING DUTIES. AFTER THE WAR SHE WAS BASED AT WESTERNPORT, VICTORIA AS A TRAINING SHIP. ON 18TH MAY 1956 LATROBE WAS SOLD AS SCRAP TO HONG KONG ROLLING MILLS LTD. LATROBE WAS ONE OF ONLY TWO RAN SHIPS LAUNCHED BY A MAN".

Bathurst Class corvette HMAS GLENELG in Melbourne's Port

Built at Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney. Decommissioned in 1946 she was sold for scrap in

HMAS Castlemaine in the BAE Systems Australia graving dock. Having a bottom scrape might not be for everyone, but it’s bought another 10 years for the museum ship, and stalwart of Melbourne’s Williamstown waterfront, HMAS Castlemaine. The Bathurst class corvette, built and commissioned at Williamstown between 1941-1942, was one of 60 built in Australia during the Second World War. After commissioning, Castlemaine sailed to Sydney for completion and work-up exercises.

HMAS Castlemaine in the BAE Systems Australia graving dock. Having a bottom scrape might not be for everyone, but it’s bought another

22” (1/100 Scale) Bathurst Class Corvette - HMAS Wagga (J315). SD Model Makers offers made-to-order museum quality naval warship models in ANY size or scale, from ANY country in ANY service era. www.sdmodelmakers.com

SD Model Makers offers museum quality Bathurst Class Corvette Models, custom made RAN, Navy, ANY Size or Scale Model - You Pick

HMNZS Inverell, a Bathurst class Corvette built by Mort's Dock & Engineering Co at Balmain, New South Wales & commissioned as HMAS Inverell on 17/09/42. Served throughout waroperating firstly from Australia & later from Mortai Island(part of the Molucca group, Indonesia). Place in reserve in '46 she was transferred to RNZN on 05/03/52. Afte a refit was placed immediately in reserve but in '65 refitted as a training & fisheries protection vessel. Served until 19/08/76 & scrapped '77.

HMNZS Inverell, a Bathurst class Corvette built by Mort's Dock & Engineering Co at Balmain, New South Wales & commissioned as HMAS Inverell on 17/09/42. Served throughout waroperating firstly from Australia & later from Mortai Island(part of the Molucca group, Indonesia). Place in reserve in '46 she was transferred to RNZN on 05/03/52. Afte a refit was placed immediately in reserve but in '65 refitted as a training & fisheries protection vessel. Served until 19/08/76 & scrapped '77.

HMAS Whyalla - My Dad's ship. Photo by John White, via Flickr; The ship HMAS Whyalla (J153) was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II.

HMAS Whyalla - My Dad's ship. Photo by John White, via Flickr; The ship HMAS Whyalla (J153) was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II.

HMIS Bombay (J249) 1941, later INS Bombay, named for the city of Bombay (now Mumbai) in India, was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II and one of four operated by the Royal Indian Navy.

HMIS Bombay later INS Bombay, named for the city of Bombay (now Mumbai) in India, was one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War II and one of four operated by the Royal Indian Navy.

HMAS Castlemaine Bathurst-class corvette, berthed at Gem Pier, Wiliamstown, Victoria, Australia. The 20mm Oerlikon autocannon.

HMAS Castlemaine Bathurst-class corvette, berthed at Gem Pier, Wiliamstown, Victoria, Australia. The Oerlikon autocannon.

Royal Australian Navy - “HMAS TOWNSVILLE” (J 205) was a (186') Bathurst Class Corvette/Minesweeper – Commissioned: 19 December 1941 – Crew: 85 Officers and Enlisted – Armament: 1 x 4 Inch (102mm) Gun, 2 x 20mm Oerlikon AA Guns, Machine Guns and Depth Charges and Throwers or Minesweeping Equipment Depending on the Planed Operations – Decommissioned: 5 August 1946  and Sold for Scrap: 1956

Royal Australian Navy - “HMAS TOWNSVILLE” (J 205) was a (186') Bathurst Class Corvette/Minesweeper – Commissioned: 19 December 1941 – Crew: 85 Officers and Enlisted – Armament: 1 x 4 Inch (102mm) Gun, 2 x 20mm Oerlikon AA Guns, Machine Guns and Depth Charges and Throwers or Minesweeping Equipment Depending on the Planed Operations – Decommissioned: 5 August 1946 and Sold for Scrap: 1956

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