Allied Warships

HMS Franklin (J 84)

Minesweeper of the Halcyon class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassHalcyon 
PennantJ 84 
Built byAilsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland) : Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.) 
Ordered4 Sep 1936 
Laid down17 Dec 1936 
Launched22 Dec 1937 
Commissioned17 Aug 1938 
End service 
History

Scrapped in February 1956.

 

Commands listed for HMS Franklin (J 84)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Charles Wheatstone Sabine, RNAug 1938Feb 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Hugh Percival Price, DSO, RNFeb 194111 May 1942
3Lt.Cdr. Henry John Corlandt Stokes, RN11 May 194215 Jan 1944
4Lt.Cdr. Edmund George Irving, RN15 Jan 19446 Mar 1946

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