16th Minesweeping Squadron (Australia)

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The 16th Minesweeping Squadron was a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) minesweeping squadron. It was formed with the purchase of six Ton class minesweepers from the Royal Navy in 1962.

On 19 May 1964, the Squadron, was deployed to Singapore as part of the RAN's commitment to the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation.

Ships of the Squadron[edit]




  1. ^ Celebrating the Service of the RAN's Ton Class Minesweepers
  2. ^ RAN 16th MSS - Timeline of the 16th MSS