Coongoola HMAS (Q18)

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Title

Coongoola HMAS (Q18)

Military Unit Item Type Metadata

Unit History

Commisioned on 9 August 1941. A luxury yacht that belonged to the Southern Cross Windmill Co. in Qld. HMAS Coongoola provided yeoman service taking equipment and stores to the remote Anjo Peninsula in WA for the construction of the Truscott airfield. She was damaged during the bombing 19 February 1942.

Parent Unit

Southern Cross Windmill Company

Locations

Darwin Harbour

Dates

1942 to 1943

Nation

Australia

Service

Merchant Navy

Branch

Motor Patrol Vessel

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Citation

“Coongoola HMAS (Q18),” Northern Territory Library, accessed December 10, 2018, http://www.ntlexhibit.nt.gov.au/items/show/1389.

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