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

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

References

  • http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/smiths/19101915/brolga1915.htm
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