HMAS Carpentaria

HMAS Carpentaria is a former Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base that was located on Thursday Island, part of the Torres Strait Islands in Queensland, Australia.[1] As of May 1945, three of the twenty Australian Rendering Mines Safe (RMS) personnel were located at Carpentaria.[2]

HMAS Carpentaria
Thursday Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland in Australia
HMAS Carpentaria
Location off the coast of Queensland
Coordinates10°34′44″S 142°13′12″E
TypeNaval base
Site information
Operator Royal Australian Navy
Site history

See also


  1. "How R.A.N Establishments Grew With Fleet". The Sydney Morning Herald. 6 September 1945. p. 2. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
  2. "RMS Operations by the RAN in the Pacific – World War II". Navy History. Naval Historical Society of Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2017.

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