ST Gunundaal

ST Gunundaal was an auxiliary minesweeper operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Gunundaal was operated commercially as a fishing boat until she was acquired on 8 October 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I. Gunundaal was returned to her owners in February 1918. She was renamed Gilbert San on 22 March 1928.

  • Gunundaal
  • Gilbert San
  • New South Wales Government Fisheries
  • Coastal Trawling Company
  • Red Funnel Fisheries
  • Cam & Sons
Port of registry: Sydney
Builder: Smiths Dock Company, South Bank
Yard number: 595
Launched: 3 December 1914
Completed: January 1915
Identification: UK Official Number: 152169
Fate: Wrecked near Cape Howe in 1929
Name: Gunundaal
Fate: Returned to owners in 1918
General characteristics
Class and type: Castle class trawler
Tonnage: 217 gross ton
Length: 115 ft (35 m)
Beam: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Depth: 11.9 ft (3.6 m)
Propulsion: Triple expansion engine


Gilbert San was wrecked on a reef near Cape Howe on 4 November 1929 and declared a total loss.

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