Allied Warships

HMS M 5 (M 74)

Minelayer of the M 1 class

NavyThe Royal Navy
ClassM 1 
PennantM 74 
Built byGeorge Philip & Sons Ltd. (Dartmouth, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Dec 1939 
Laid down22 Apr 1940 
Launched2 Nov 1940 
Commissioned26 Jun 1941 
End service 
HistoryRenamed Miner V in 1942.
Expended as target on 6 June 1970. 

Commands listed for HMS M 5 (M 74)

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1D B Walton, RNVR15 Feb 1943Mar 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. A G Richman, RNRMar 19439 Aug 1943
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Norman Baker, RNR9 Aug 194314 May 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Hector Diaper, RNR14 May 1945

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