HMAS Quickmatch paid off to Reserve at Williamstown. After paying off she served as an accommodation ship at Williamstown. On 15 February 1972 Quickmatch was sold for scrap to Fujita Salvage Company Limited of Osaka, Japan. On 6 July 1972 the Japanese tug Sumi Maru left Melbourne for Japan with Quickmatch and another former RAN vessel, Gascoyne (I), in tow.
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