HMS Bramble (ii) (J 273)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Jun 1943|
|Laid down||30 Jun 1944|
|Launched||26 Jan 1945|
|Commissioned||28 Jun 1945|
Algerine class minesweeper commissioned in 1945. She was nominated for reduction in Jan 1948 to Reserve status at Harwich. She was laid up at Harwich until 1951 when she was once again nominated for service in 4th Minesweeping Flotilla as Senior Officer's ship (MS4) on formation. This was part of a programme to increase Royal Navy capabilities following the outbreak of war in Korea.
Scrapped in August 1961.
Commands listed for HMS Bramble (ii) (J 273)
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|1||Cdr. Robert Thory Gardiner, RN||6 Jul 1945||6 Jan 1947|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Walter James Taylor, RN||1948||1950|
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