Allied Warships

HMS Espiegle (J 216)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 216 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down5 Feb 1942 
Launched12 Aug 1942 
Commissioned1 Dec 1942 
End service 
History

Scrapped in 1967.

 

Commands listed for HMS Espiegle (J 216)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Ronald Gresham, RNVR25 Aug 1942Sep 1943

2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robertson Fraser, RNRNov 194310 Jul 1944
3Lt. Alfred William Geen, RN10 Jul 1944Oct 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robertson Fraser, DSC, RNROct 1944Feb 1945
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Reginald Michael Thorne, RNRFeb 1945Oct 1945 ?

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