The 16th MINESWEEPING SQUADRON Reunion will be held in November this year to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Confrontation.
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Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year and Prosperous 2018

To the home of the RAN 16th Minesweeping Squadron!

Here you will find more about us and our role during the Indonesian Conflict in the 1960’s.

This site is to celebrate the history and legacy of the peacekeeping role of International waters and the protection of Australia.

You can find out about our ships and their history as well as keep up with the latest squadron news.

Please feel free to wander round, comments always welcome, and we are more than happy to add any minesweeper information and photographs from RAN members.

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Finally we acknowledge the help and considerable knowledge

of the RAN 16th Minesweeping Squadron, its members, the AWM and the RAN who have contributed over the years in helping to put the site together.

This site is not affiliated to the RAN but attached to the RAN 16th Minesweeping Squadron Association and Social Club and is entirely non profit making.

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The squadron role

in the peacekeeping during the 1960s

The 16th Minesweeping Squadron

Our social club events and reunion weekends

The history and introduction to our ships

Peacekeeping in Indonesia

The 16th Minesweeping Squadron

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Plaque at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra dedicated to the 16th Minesweeping Squadron.