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4.4.3 Ships/Units Allotted for Service in Korea (1950 to 1957)

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The following is a list of ships and units which were allotted for service in Korean operational area (27 June 1950 to 31 August 1957) {information supplied by Department of Defence, Naval Office on 6 August 1984 in clarification of Naval Order 808 }:

SHIPPERIOD

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HMAS Anzac06.08.51 - 17.10.51

06.09.52 - 26.06.53

HMAS Arunta25.01.54 - 27.10.54

HMAS Bataan 27.06.50 - 06.06.51*

17.01.52 - 25.09.52

HMAS Commonwealth28.04.52 - 19.04.56

(shore establishment, Japan)

HMAS Condamine03.07.52 - 11.04.53

26.02.55 - 02.11.55

HMAS Culgoa14.03.53 - 27.11.53

HMAS Murchison09.05.51 - 19.02.52

02.11.53 - 16.07.54

HMAS Shoalhaven27.06.50 - 22.09.50*

17.07.54 - 16.03.55

HMAS Sydney31.08.51 - 22.02.52

27.10.53 - 02.06.54

HMAS Tobruk31.08.51 - 22.02.52

03.06.53 - 12.02.54

HMAS Vengeance27.10.54 - 03.12.54

but did not serve within 100 nautical miles of Korea

HMAS Warramunga14.08.50 - 29.08.51

17.01.52 - 08.08.52

UNITPERIOD

Naval Air Squadron

No 80531.08.51 - 22.02.52

27.10.53 - 02.06.54

No 80831.08.51 - 22.02.52

No 81627.10.53 - 02.06.54

No 81731.08.51 - 22.02.52

No 85027.10.53 - 02.06.54

Carrier Air Group

21 CAG31.08.51 - 22.02.52

27.10.53 - 02.06.54

Allotment periods are from the date of departure from Australia to the date of return to Australia except for *HMAS Bataan and HMAS Shoalhaven which were serving overseas when the Korean war began.