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Laid Down : 23rd March 1942
Launched : 19th September 1942
Completed : 17th July 1943
Type : Minesweeper
Class : Algerine
Builder : Toronto Shipbuilding Ltd.
Country : UK
Pennants : J284
Fate : 1946 Ret. control of USN (ECSWM) 1947 Sold to Greek Navy: renamed ARMATOLOS; 1977 Sunk as target
Timeline Entries :
9th December 1941 - Ordered in Canada
23rd March 1942 - Laid down at Toronto Shipbuilding Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
19th September 1942 - Launched
27th April 1943 - Cdr. William Butler Tanner, RD, RNR
17th July 1943 - Pennant J284
17th July 1943 - Commissioned
1st November 1943 - Lt. Michael Anthony Ormus Biddulph, RN
25th July 1944 - Cdr. Roger Stannard Cameron, RNZNVR
August 1945 - Lt. George Henry Cook, RN
August 1946 - Returned to United States
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 16:20, December 26, 2010
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 21:57, November 23, 2010
By : Clive S Cottam
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