HMS Pelorus (J 291)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||1 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||8 Oct 1942|
|Launched||18 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||7 Oct 1943|
Sold to the South African Navy in 1947 being renamed SAS Pietermaritzburg. Scuttled to become an artificial reef off Simonstown on 12 November 1994.
Commands listed for HMS Pelorus (J 291)
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|1||Lt. Rex Cassey, RNZNVR||30 Sep 1943||6 Dec 1943|
|2||A/Cdr. (emergency) George Nelson, RN||6 Dec 1943||18 Dec 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Felix John Bourgat, RN||18 Dec 1944||mid 1946|
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