Hornibrooks British Naval Stores

Stage Number: MBNH.09.03.24

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Fortitude Valley-New Farm-Newstead

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Macquarie Street, New Farm 

Latitude & Longitude: -27.4695,153.05125

Time Link: 1945

Map Link: 1946

Image Time Point: 1946

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The Royal Navy assumed control of the UN Navy New Farm repair facilities on 20 April 1945. The British retained use of the New Farm base until December 1945. In 1946, the US Navy planned to close the remaining Base 134 facilities on 1 March but decommissioning advanced to 14 January.


Bulimba District Historical Society Inc; Queensland WWII Historic Places Website

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Map References

Qimagery. Brisbane City Council Series 1946. Scale: 1:15,900.