HMAS Horsham decommissioned at Fremantle and was placed in the Reserve Fleet. During her service she had steamed 95,872 miles and was under way for 11,302 hours. Horsham was sold as scrap for breaking up to the Hong Kong Delta Shipping Company, Hong Kong, on 8 August 1956.
HMAS BASILISK, (shore establishment at Port Moresby), paid off.
The modified River class frigate HMAS MURCHISON, (LCDR J. McL Adams, RAN), was commissioned. MURCHISON was laid down in Evans Deakin Yard, Brisbane, on 3 June 1943, and launched on 31 October 1944.
HMAS Parkes paid off into Reserve at Fremantle on 17 December 1945. Without being again brought forward for service Parkes was sold for scrap on 2 May 1957 to Hong Kong Rolling Mills Ltd, of Hong Kong.