HMAS Whyalla

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Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named HMAS Whyalla, for the city of Whyalla, South Australia

  • HMAS Whyalla (J153), a Bathurst-class corvette launched in 1941, decommissioned in 1946, operated as a Victorian Public Works lighthouse tender until 1984, and preserved as a landlocked museum ship
  • HMAS Whyalla (FCPB 208), a Fremantle-class patrol boat launched in 1982, and decommissioned in 2005

Battle honours[edit]

Ships named HMAS Whyalla are entitled to carry three battle honours:[1][2]

References[edit]

  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.