Allied Warships

HMS Bootle (J 143)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 143 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byAilsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland) 
Ordered20 Dec 1939 
Laid down31 Aug 1940 
Launched23 Oct 1941 
Commissioned23 Apr 1942 
End service 

Sold on 1 January 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Bootle (J 143)

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1T/Lt. Sydney Frederick Harmer-Elliot, RNVR17 Mar 194210 Oct 1942
2Lt. Alec Ecclestone, RN10 Oct 194220 Jan 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Gibbons, RNR20 Jan 1944late 1945

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