ST Brolga

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History
Name:
  • Llangwyn
  • Brolga
  • Albert San
Owner:
  • New South Wales Government Fisheries
  • Coastal Trawling Company
Port of registry: Sydney
Builder: Smiths Dock Company, South Bank
Yard number: 593
Launched: 17 November 1914
Completed: January 1915
Identification: UK Official Number: 152168
Fate: Wrecked in 1926
History
Australia
Name: Brolga
In service: April 1917
Out of service: February 1918
Fate: Returned to owners in 1918
General characteristics
Class and type: Castle class trawler
Tonnage: 219 gross ton
Length: 117 ft (36 m)
Beam: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Propulsion: Triple expansion engine

ST Brolga was an auxiliary minesweeper operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Brolga was operated commercially as a fishing boat until she was acquired in April 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I. Brolga was returned to her owners in February 1918.

Fate[edit]

Albert San was wrecked on 13 August 1926 and declared a total loss.

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