HMAS Castlemaine (J244) Ship Museum

I recently posted about HMS Nordkaparen Ship Museum as part of my ongoing Ship Museum series. I decided to follow-up with HMAS Castlemaine (J244) as the next in the series.

HMAS CASTLEMAINE (J244)
http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/hmas-castlemaine-j244/

HMAS Castlemaine was one of sixty minesweeper/corvettes of the Bathurst class built during World War II in Australian shipyards as part of the Commonwealth Government’s wartime shipbuilding programme of which fifty-six were for the Royal Australian Navy.

http://hmascastlemaine.org.au/

Admission price (Australian Dollars): Adults $8, Children 4-16 yrs $4, Families (two adults & two children) $20. Children under 4 yrs free. All profits go towards the ship.

Google Maps: HMAS Castlemaine (J244)

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Castlemaine

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hmascastlemaine.williamstown

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/1772251342995571/hmas-castlemaine-maritime-museum-ship/

https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hmascastlemaine1942/

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g255100-d2397502-Reviews-HMAS_Castlemaine-Melbourne_Victoria.html

YouTube (search): https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=HMAS+Castlemaine – lot of good videos, including this one: 

HMAS Castlemaine Australian Built Bathurst Class Corvettes Historic World War II Ship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQqpPTXIdYo (about 8:25 minutes long)

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