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ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY WRITERS ASSOCIATION

Incorporating the Maritime Logistics Personnel Branch

Writer/ML-P Service in HMA ships.

Note: Includes Supply Officers that were ex Writers where known.

All Files in PDF Format and can be downloaded under the ships name.

* Indicates Ship was sunk whilst still in commission.

** Indicates had previously paid off and recommissioned. Date shown is last date decommissioned.

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Ship/Date Commissioned/Date Decommissioned

Ship/Date Commissioned/Date Decommissioned

HMAS ADELAIDE I 8/05/1922 - 13/05/1946 **

HMAS ADELAIDE II 15/11/1980 - 19/01/2008

HMAS ANZAC I 27/01/1920 - 30/07/1931

HMAS ANZAC II 14/03/1951 - 10/04/1974

HMAS ANZAC III 13/05/1998 -

HMAS ARUNTA I 30/03/1942 - 21/12/1956

HMAS ARUNTA II 1/12/1998 -

HMAS AUSTRALIA I 21/06/1913 - 12/12/1921

HMAS AUSTRALIA II 24/04/1928 - 31/08/1954

HMAS BALLARAT 26/06/2004 -

HMAS BARCOO 17/01/1944 -21/02/1964

HMAS BATAAN 25/05/1945 - 18/10/1954

HMAS BATHURST I 6/12/1940 - 27/9/1946

HMAS BRISBANE I 31/10/1918 - 24/12/1935

HMAS BRISBANE II 16/12/1967 - 19/10/2001

HMAS BUNGAREE 9/06/1941 - 7/08/1945

HMAS CANBERRA I 7/07/1928 - 9/08/1942*

HMAS CANBERRA II 23/03/1981 - 1/11/2005

HMAS CONDAMINE 22/02/1946 - 2/12/1955

HMAS COOK 30/04/1981 - 31/10/1990

HMAS COOTAMUNDRA 30/04/1943 - 38/11/1945**

HMAS CULGOA 1/04/1944 - 15/04/1954

HMAS DARWIN 21/07/1984 -

HMAS DERWENT 23/04/1964 - 8/08/1994

HMAS DIAMANTINA 27/04/1945 - 21/02/1980**

HMAS DUCHESS 8/05/1954 - 27/10/1977

HMAS FANTOME 27/05/1915 - 14/01/1919

HMAS FLINDERS 23/04/1973 - 1998

HMAS FREMANTLE 23/03/1943 - 25/01/1946**

HMAS GASCOYNE 18/11/1943 - 1/02/1966**

HMAS GAYUNDAH 28/10/1884 -23/08/1918

HMAS GERALDTON 6/04/1942 - 14/06/1946

HMAS GERANIUM 17/01/1920 - 10/11/1927

HMAS HAWK 18/07/1962 - 7/01/1972

HMAS HAWKESBURY 5/07/1944 - 31/05/1947**

HMAS HOBART I 28/09/1938 - 30/12/1948

HMAS HOBART II 18/12/1985 - 12/05/2000

HMAS IBIS 7/09/1962 - 4/05/1984

HMAS JERVIS BAY 25/08/1977 - 18/04/1994

HMAS JUNEE 11/04/1944 -21/08/1957

HMAS KANIMBLA I 6/09/1939 - 25/03/1949

HMAS KIMBLA 7/09/1962 - 4/05/1984

HMAS LACHLAN 14/02/1945 - 5/10/1949

HMAS MALLOW 1/01/1919 - 20/11/1935

HMAS MANOORA I 12/12/1939 - 6/12/1947

HMAS MANOORA II 25/11/1994 - 27/05/2011

HMAS MARGUERITE 17/01/1920 - 23/07/1935

HMAS MELBOURNE I 18/01/1913 - 23/04/1928**

HMAS MELBOURNE II 28/10/1955 - 30/05/1982

HMAS MELBOURNE III 15/02/1992

HMAS MORESBY I 20/06/1925 - 21/12/1929**

HMAS MORESBY II 6/03/1964 - 1/01/1998

HMAS MURCHISON 17/12/1945 - 15/04/1954

HMAS NAPIER 12/11/1940 - 25/10/1954

HMAS NEPAL 29/05/1942 - 22/10/1945

HMAS NEWCASTLE 12/11/1993 -

HMAS NIZAM 8/01/1941 - 17/10/1945

HMAS PALUMA III 1/01/1958 - 1/01/1972

HMAS PARRAMATTA I 9/02/1910 - 20/04/1928

HMAS PARRAMATTA II 8/04/1940 - 27/11/1941*

HMAS PARRAMATTA III 14/07/1961 - 11/01/1991

HMAS PERTH I 29/06/1939 - 1/03/1942*

HMAS PERTH II 17/05/1945 - 15/10/1999

HMAS PLATYPUS 25/03/1919 - 13/05/1946

HMAS QUADRANT 18/10/1945 - 1/04/1950**

HMAS QUALITY 8/10/1945 - 25/01/1946

HMAS QUEENBOROUGH 29/10/1945 - 20/5/1972**

HMAS QUIBERON 6/07/1942 - 26/08/1964

HMAS QUICKMATCH 14/09/1942 - 26/4/1963**

HMAS SHOALHAVEN 2/05/1946 - 19/12/1955

HMAS SHROPSHIRE 20/4/1943 - 10/11/1949

HMAS SIRIUS 16/09/2006 -

HMAS STALWART II 9/02/1968 - 9/03/1990

HMAS STUART I 11/10/1933 - 27/04/1946

HMAS STUART II 28/06/1963 - 26/07/1991

HMAS SUCCESS 23/04/1998 -

HMAS SUPPLY 15/08/1962 - 16/12/1985

HMAS SWAN I 16/08/1916 - 15/05/1928

HMAS SWAN II 21/01/1937 - 20/09/1962

HMAS SWAN III 20/01/1970 - 13/09/1996

HMAS SWORDSMAN 27/01/1920 - 21/12/1929

HMAS SYDNEY I 28/06/1913 - 8/05/1928

HMAS SYDNEY II 24/09/1935 - 20/11/1941*

HMAS SYDNEY III 16/12/1948 - 11/12/1973

HMAS SYDNEY IV 29/01/1983 -

HMAS TARAKAN 4/07/1946 - 1/01/1954

HMAS TINGIRA 25/04/1912 -27/06/1927

HMAS TOBRUK I 8/05/1950 - 9/10/1960

HMAS TOBRUK II 23/04/1981 -

HMAS TOOWOOMBA 9/10/1941 - 5/07/1946

HMAS TORRENS 19/01/1971 - 14/06/1999

HMAS VAMPIRE 23/06/1959 - 13/08/1986

HMAS VENDETTA 26/11/1958 - 9/10/1979

HMAS VENGEANCE 13/11/1952 - 25/10/1955

HMAS VOYAGER 12/02/1957 - 10/02/1964*

HMAS WAGGA 18/12/1942 - 28/10/1960**

HMAS WARRAMUNGA 23/11/1942 - 7/12/1959

HMAS WARREGO 21/08/1940 - 1/01/1966

HMAS WESTRALIA I 1/01/1939 - 19/09/1946

HMAS WESTRALIA II 9/10/1989 - 16/09/2006

HMAS YARRA II 21/01/1936 - 4/03/1942*

HMAS YARRA III 27/07/1981 - 22/11/1985

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