HMAS AIR CHIEF
63 FOOT AIR SEA RESCUE BOAT
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2

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Air-Sea Rescue Boats (63 Foot)

 

HMAS Air Chief (918, Y252) was built by Fellows & Stewart Inc, USA. It was launched in 1944 and commissioned on 12 August 1944. In February 1946 HMAS Air Chief was on passage to Dreger.

It was placed into reserve on 21 October 1946 and was sold in July 1966.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Royal Australian Navy A - Z, Ships, Aircraft and Shore Establishments
by J.H. Straczek

 

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