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1 x 12 pounder
AWM April 30, 1941
This vessel was known as Sir Dudley De Chair and operated as a coastal steamer.
During December 1940, commissioned into Royal Australian Navy (RAN) service as auxiliary minesweeper HMAS Terka (TR). The forward mast was removed and a 12 pounder gun installed on the bow. Operated off the coast of Queensland, Northern Territory and New Guinea. Later, used as water carrier and store ship.
On March 26, 1945 while transporting water sank into Madang Harbor.
The Last New Guinea Salvage Pirate page 116
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