HMS Spanker (J 226)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||15 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||22 Sep 1942|
|Launched||20 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Aug 1943|
|End service||Dec 1947|
Decommissioned at South Queensferry, Scotland in December 1947. The ship was placed in reserve.
Sold to the Belgian Navy on 25 February 1953.
Commands listed for HMS Spanker (J 226)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Harold Brittain, DSC, RNR||Jun 1943||24 Nov 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Leonard Bentley Moffatt, RNR||24 Nov 1943||Oct 1944|
|3||Lt. Gerald Sydney Willis, RNR||Oct 1944||16 Mar 1946|
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