HMAS AIR HOST
63 FOOT AIR SEA RESCUE BOAT
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2
Air-Sea Rescue Boats (63 Foot)
HMAS Air Host (913) was built by Fellows & Stewart, USA. It was launched in 1944 and commissioned on 20 October 1944.
It changed its name from HMAS Air Host to HMAS Air Guide in May 1945. It was transferred to the RAAF in 1949 and returned to the RAN in 1965. It was sunk as a target boat in the early 1970s.
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