HMAS Magnetic was established at The Strand in Townsville by the Royal Australian Navy on 1 September 1942.
MV Pagrus became the name ship for the Shore Establishment HMAS Magnetic as she was the tender vessel to HMAS Magnetic. MV Pagrus also provided Examination Vessel services for the port of Townsville.
HMAS Magnetic eventually closed down on 26 July 1946.
HMAS Magnetic in 1945
HMAS Magnetic, Townsville
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Townsville - HMAS Magnetic, naval depot site plan
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1943 - 1943
"Diary of WWII,
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