Allied Warships

HMS Ardrossan (J 131)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 131 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byBlyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Whites M.E. 
Ordered9 Sep 1939 
Laid down6 Sep 1940 
Launched22 Jul 1941 
Commissioned21 May 1942 
End service 

Sold 1 January 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Ardrossan (J 131)

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1Lt. Edward Frederick Durrant, RN10 Apr 194219 Jun 1943
2T/Lt. Guy Fairburn Alderson-Smith, RNVR19 Jun 19432 Jan 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Daniel Walter Scholes, RNVR2 Jan 1945mid/late45

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