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HMAS Echuca
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History
Name HMAS Echuca
Owner Royal
Builder Melbourne Harbour Trust, Williamstown
Launched 17 Jan 1942
Completed 6 Sep 1942
In service 7 Sep 1943
Out of service 29 Jun 1948
Fate Transferred to NZ Navy May 1952
General characteristics
Type AUstralian Bathurst Class Minesweeper
Length 186 feet (56.69 metres)
Beam 31 feet (9.45 metres)
Depth 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 metres)
Propulsion 2,000HP twin screw
Speed 15 knots
Capacity 85 crew



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Battle Honours

  • Pacific 1941-45
  • New Guinea 1942-44

Crew members