HMAS Eduardo

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United Kingdom

MFV 2045


HMAS Eduardo

In service:
8 March 1945

Out of service:
October 1945

Transferred to Royal Navy

General characteristics

1 x 40mm

3 x 20mm Bofors

HMAS Eduardo was an auxiliary vessel operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the Second World War. She was the Royal Navy’s MFV 2045, which was loaned to the RAN and commissioned on 8 March 1945. She was used by the Services Reconnaissance Department and was paid off in October 1945 and handed back to the Royal Navy.[1]

^ Lind, p.182


Naval Historical Society of Australia – “On this day” (1945)
Lind, L. J. (Lewis James), 1922- (1988). Fair winds to Australia : 200 years of sail on the Australia station. Reed. ISBN 0730102165.  CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)

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