Formerly the supply element of the RAN Torpedo Factory (later Establishment), the Torpedo Depot became an independent entity on 1 May 1972, when responsibility was transferred from the Superintendent of Missile and Torpedo Maintenance to the Superintending Armament Supply Officer (SASO minute TD:CB of 10 November 1972). It remained collocated with the Establishment at Neutral Bay, which by that time also housed HMAS Platypus, the shore base for the Australian Submarine Squadron.
Torpedoes managed included:
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