HMAS Marlean

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Career (Australia)
Name: Marlean
Builder: J. Williams & Sons, Bayview
Completed: 1938
Career (Australia)
Name: HMAS Marlean
Honours and
awards:
Battle honours:
Darwin 1942
Fate: Burnt to the waterline in 1944
General characteristics

HMAS Marlean (Q20) was a channel patrol boat operated by the Naval Auxiliary Patrol of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during World War II. She was a private vessel built by J. Williams & Sons in 1938. She was requisitioned and later commissioned by the RAN as a channel patrol boat. Marlean earned one battle honours for her wartime service, "Darwin 1942".[1][2]

Fate[edit]

Marlean was burnt down to the waterline while in Sydney Harbour on 12 November 1944.

Notes[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". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

References[edit]

  • Wilson, Michael; Royal Australian Navy 21st Century Warships, Naval auxiliaries 1911 to 1999 including Defence Maritime Services, Profile No. 4 - Revised Edition, Topmill Pty Ltd, Marrickville. ISBN 978-1-876270-72-8