Allied Warships

HMS Plucky (J 295)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 295 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered30 Apr 1942 
Laid down20 Apr 1943 
Launched29 Sep 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1943 
End service 
History

Scrapped on 15 March 1962.

 

Commands listed for HMS Plucky (J 295)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt.Cdr. Russell Patterson, SANF(V)9 Nov 194319 Jul 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. George Wallis, RNVR19 Jul 1944

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Notable events involving Plucky include:


30 Dec 1943
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Plucky (T/Lt.Cdr. R. Patterson, SANF(V)). (1)

4 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Plucky (T/Lt.Cdr. R. Patterson, SANF(V)). (2)

4 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Plucky (T/Lt.Cdr. R. Patterson, SANF(V)). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18342
  2. ADM 173/19188

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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