Allied Warships

HMS Pickle (J 293)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 293 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered30 Apr 1942 
Laid down11 Jan 1943 
Launched3 Aug 1943 
Commissioned15 Oct 1943 
End service 
History

Sold to the Ceylon Navy on 6 April 1959 being renamed Parakrama.

 

Commands listed for HMS Pickle (J 293)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Francis Charles Victor Brightman, RN1 Sep 194330 Nov 1944
2Cdr. Malcolm Hilary Brown, DSC, RN30 Nov 194419 Feb 1945
3Cdr. Cecil Powis Frobisher Brown, DSC, RN19 Feb 1945mid 1946

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