Royal Australian Navy Bathurst-class corvette, HMAS Mildura (J-207), British Corvette, Noumea, New Caledonia, June 17, 1942

Mildura, just 650 tons and 186 feet oal, would spend her career in anti-submarine patrols and convoy duties, ending WWII intact, and be decommissioned on 11 September 1953. (U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. 80-G-20798)

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