Tons: Gross 316
Dimensions Feet: Length 125, Beam
24, Draught 12.6
Machinery: 2x Diesels 300-320Hp
Speed: 9 Knots
Armament: 1x20mm Oerlikon and Machine Guns.
Crew Numbers varied
from vessel to vessel and each was commanded by an RAN Lieutenant
with an army captain as Chief Officer. An RAN Petty Officer as Coxswain
and an Army Sergeant as Radio Operator. Seven RAN personnel served
aboard as seamen with one Sergeant as cook and another three in the
Down the engineroom power was provided by two Lister Blackstone EPVM4
Diesels plus a Crossley Auxillary.
The hold measured 54 Feet in Length with the tanks capable of carrying
3,200 Gallons of fuel (range 2400 nm) and another 1000 gal of water.
of 2x 17 Foot lifeboats carried aft on Davits and 1x 18 Foot Motor
boat with a 4 Cylinder petrol engine.
was commisioned into the RAN 23rd May 1945 and was active around the
waters of the Philippines, Moluccas and Borneo. The ship was towed
back to Sydney in 1946 reverting back to the army, she was sold in
November 1946 for conversion to a fishing boat.
stayed in Borneo - Fate unknown.