HMAS Marlean

HMAS Marlean (Q20) was a channel patrol boat operated by the Naval Auxiliary Patrol of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during World War II. She was a private vessel built by J. Williams & Sons in 1938. She was requisitioned and later commissioned by the RAN as a channel patrol boat. Marlean earned one battle honour for her wartime service, "Darwin 1942".[1][2]

HMAS Marlean on Sydney Harbour
History
Australia
Name: Marlean
Builder: J. Williams & Sons, Bayview
Completed: 1938
History
Australia
Name: HMAS Marlean
Honours and
awards:
Fate: Burnt to the waterline in 1944
General characteristics

Fate

Marlean was burnt down to the waterline while in Sydney Harbour on 12 November 1944.

Notes

  1. "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours" (PDF). Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.

References

  • Wilson, Michael; Royal Australian Navy 21st Century Warships, Naval auxiliaries 1911 to 1999 including Defence Maritime Services, Profile No. 4 - Revised Edition, Topmill Pty Ltd, Marrickville. ISBN 978-1-876270-72-8


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