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Royal Australian Navy Australian Vessels
Sinking date shown for wartime losses

Motor Vessels (MV)
MV Anshun  sunk September 6, 1942 refloated September 1944 written off in 1946
MV Busama  sunk 1959
MV Canberra
MV Doma served in PNG prewar
MV Elevala (Elevada)
MV Kamonai prewar Australasian Petroleum Company
Lakatoi  sunk September 7, 1943 off New Caledonia
MV Laurabada
MV MacDhui  sunk June 18, 1942
Maclaren King
MV Malaita  damaged August 29, 1942 by torpedo fired by RO-33
MV Marek
MV Matoma  sunk in the Gulf of Papua, details unknown
MV Mamutu sunk August 6, 1942
MV Montoro
MV Neptuna  Sunk February 19, 1942
MV Nusa  used by the Australian administration during the war
The Olvira  60' two masts, and diesel-powered engines
MV Reliance
MV Tulagi  sunk March 28, 1944 by a torpedo fired by U-532
MV Wanaka  scrapped 1968

City of Adelaide ran aground 1916


Royal Australian Navy Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Vessels
Sinking date shown for wartime losses

O6 Store Vessels, Large Ketches and Lighters
O6-16  operated postwar by F/Lt O'Shea of the RAAF Searcher Team

O8 Crash Boat
O8-3 "Mary Ann"
  sunk August 29, 1942
O8-18  collided with pleasure boat "Maranui" on October 22, 1947
O8-??  sunk July 29, 1943

O16 Supply Craft
O16-11 "Merrygum"  operated by RAAF Searcher Team


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