ROYAL NAVY
BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET
IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS
DURING WWII

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BATTLESHIPS

HMS Anson HMS Howe HMS King George V
HMS York    

 

FLEET AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

HMS Formidable

HMS Illustrious

HMS Implacable
HMS Indefatigable HMS Indomitable HMS Victorious

 

LIGHT FLEET AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

HMS Colossus HMS Glory HMS Venerable
HMS Vengeance    

 

ESCORT AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

HMS Activity HMS Arbiter HMS Chaser
HMS Emperor HMS Fencer HMS Reaper
HMS Ruler HMS Slinger HMS Speaker
HMS Striker

HMS Vindex

 

 

AIRCRAFT TRANSPORT

HMS Athene

 

 

 

CRUISERS

HMNZS Achilles HMS Argonaut HMS Belfast
HMS Bermuda HMS Black Prince HMS Euryalus
HMNZS Gambia HMS Hector
Armed Merchant Cruiser
HMS Newfoundland

HMS Ontario

HMS Swiftsure

 

 

FAST MINELAYERS

HMS Apollo HMS Ariadne HMS Manxman

 

DESTROYER DEPOT SHIPS

HMS Montclare HMS Tyne  

 

DESTROYERS

HMCS Algonquin HMS Armada HMS Barfleur
HMS Camperdown HMS Grenville HMS Hogue
HMS Kempenfelt HMAS Napier HMAS Nepal
HMAS Nizam HMAS Norman HMS Quadrant
HMS Quality HMS Queenborough HMAS Quiberon
HMAS Quickmatch HMS Quilliam HMS Teazer
HMS Tenacious HMS Termagant HMS Terpsichore
HMS Trafalgar HMS Troubridge HMS Tumult
HMS Tuscan HMS Tyrian HMS Ulster
HMS Ulysses HMS Undine HMS Undaunted
HMS Urania HMS Urchin HMS Ursa
HMS Wager HMS Wakeful HMS Wessex
HMS Whelp HMS Whirlwind HMS Wizard

HMS Wrangler

 

 

 

AUXILIARY ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHIP

HMCS Prince Robert    

 

SLOOPS

HMS Alacrity HMS Amethyst HMS Black Swan
HMS Crane HMS Cygnet HMS Erne
HMS Flamingo HMS Hart HMS Hind
HMS Opossum HMS Pheasant HMS Redpole
HMS Starling HMS Stork HMS Whimbrel

HMS Woodcock

HMS Wren

 

 

FRIGATES

HMS Avon HMS Barle HMS Bigbury Bay
HMS Derg HMS Findhorn HMS Helford
HMS Odzani HMS Parrett HMS Plum
HMS Plym HMS Usk HMS Veryan Bay
HMS Widemouth Bay HMS Whitesand Bay  

 

SUBMARINE DEPOT SHIPS

HMS Adamant HMS Bonaventure HMS Maidston

 

SUBMARINES

HMS Sanguine HMS Scotsman HMS Sea Devil
HMS Sea Nymph HMS Seascout HMS Selene
HMS Sidon HMS Sleuth HMS Solent
HMS Spark HMS Spearhead HMS Stubborn
HMS Supreme HMS Stygian HMS Taciturn
HMS Tapir HMS Taurus HMS Terrapin
HMS Thorough HMS Thule HMS Tiptoe
HMS Totem HMS Trenchant HMS Trump
HMS Trusty HMS Tudor HMS Turpin
HMS Virtue HMS Voracious HMS Vox

 

FLEET MINESWEEPERS

HMS Coquette HMS Courier HMS Felicity
HMS Hare HMS Liberty HMS Mary Rose
HMS Michael HMS Minstrel HMS Moon
HMS Providence HMS Rowena HMS Seabear
HMS Thisbe HMS Wave HMS Welcome

 

TRAWLERS

HMS Shillay HMS Trodday  

 

MINESWEEPERS MANNED BY RAN

HMAS Ballarat HMAS Bendigo HMAS Burnie
HMAS Cairns HMAS Cessnock HMAS Gawler
HMAS Geraldton HMAS Goulburn HMAS Ipswich
HMAS Kalgoorlie HMAS Launceston HMAS Lismore
HMAS Maryborough HMAS Pirie HMAS Tamworth
HMAS Toowoomba HMAS Whyalla HMAS Wollongong

 

FLEET TRAIN ACCOMMODATION SHIPS

HMS Aorangi HMS Lancashire  

 

LANDING SHIPS

HMS Clan Lamont HMS Glenearn HMS Lothian

 

BOOM CARRIERS

HMS Fernmoor HMS Leionian  

 

AIRCRAFT TARGET SHIP

HMS Lewes    

 

REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE SHIPS

HMNZS Arbutus HMS Artifex HMS Assistance
HMS Berry Head HMS Diligence HMS Dullisk Cover
HMS Flamborough Head HMS Kelantan HMS Resource

HMS Springdale

   

 

COMMAND SHIP, LOGISTIC SUPPLY GROUP

HMS Aire    

 

SURVEY VESSEL

HMS Challenger    

 

AIR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR SHIPS

HMS Deer Sound HMS Pioneer HMS Unicorn

 

AIR STORE SHIPS

HMS Fort Colville HMS Fort Langley  

 

FLEET OILERS

HMS Aase Maersk HMS Arndale HMS Bishopdale
HMS Carelia HMS Cedardale HMS Darst Creek
HMS Dingledale HMS Eaglesdale HMS Golden Meadow
HMS Green Ranger HMS Iere HMS Loma Novia
HMS Olna HMS Rapidol HMS San Adolfo
HMS San Amado HMS San Ambrosio HMS Serbol
HMAS Wave Emperor HMS Wave Governor HMS Wave King

HMS Wave Monarch

 

 

 

WATER CARRIERS

HMS Brown Ranger (RFA) HMS Empire Crest HMS Seven Sisters
HMS Vacport    

 

DISTILLING SHIPS

HMS Bacchus (RFA) HMS Stagpool  

 

NET LAYER

HMS Guardian    

 

SALVAGE VESSELS

HMS King Salvor HMS Salvestor HMS Salvictor

 

HOSPITAL SHIPS

HMS Empire Clyde HMS Gerusalemme HMS Maunganui
HMS Oxfordshire HMS Tjitjalengka HMS Vasna

 

 

ARMAMENT STORE CARRIERS AND ISSUING SHIPS

HMS Corinda HMS Darvel HMS Gudrun Maersk
HMS Hermelin HMS Heron HMS Kheti
HMS Kistna HMS Kola HMS Pacheco
HMS Prince De Liege HMS Princess Maria Pia HMS Robert Maersk
HMS Thyra S HMS Prome
Mine Issue Ship
 

 

NAVAL STORE CARRIERS AND ISSUING SHIPS

HMS Bosphorus HMS City of Dieppe HMS Fort Providence
HMS Fort Wrangell HMS Glenartney HMS Hickory Burn
HMS Hickory Dale HMS Hickory Glen HMS Hickory Stream
HMS Jaarstroom HMS Marudu HMS San Andres

HMS Slesvig

 

 

 

VICTUALLING STORE CARRIERS AND ISSUING SHIPS

HMS Fort Alabama HMS Fort Constantine HMS Fort Dunvegan
HMS Fort Edmonton    

 

COLLIER

HMS Edna    

 

TUGS

HMS Empire Sam HMS Empress Josephine HMS Integrity
HMS Lariat HMS Weasel  

 

FLOATING DOCKS

AFD 18 AFD 20  

 

SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS

HMS Beaconsfield
Melbourne
HMS Furneaux
Brisbane
HMS Woolloomooloo
Sydney
HMS Golden Hind
Sydney
   

 

ROYAL NAVY FLEET AIR ARM SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS

 

MOBILE NAVAL AIR BASES

1 MONAB 2 MONAB 3 MONAB
4 MONAB 5 MONAB 6 MONAB
7 MONAB 8 MONAB   9 MONAB

 

TRANSPORTABLE AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE YARD

1 TAMY        

 

STATION FLIGHTS

SF Bankstown   SF Jervis Bay     SF Schofields

 

XE-Craft Submarines of the 14th Submarine Flotilla

 

Royal Navy Reinforced Concrete Floating Docks
Morningside, Brisbane near Cairncross Graving Dock

 

Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm in Australia during WWII

 


Photo:- via Peter Hosford

British Pacific Fleet after 3 months of operations of the coast of Japan from 24 May
to 24 August 1945 with HMS Formidable leading the way into Sydney Harbour.

 

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