Allied Warships

HMS Lioness (J 377)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 377 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byRedfern Construction Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered25 Nov 1942 
Laid down10 Nov 1943 
Launched15 Mar 1944 
Commissioned11 Dec 1944 
End service 

Scrapped 15 November 1956.

Former nameHMCS Petrolia

Commands listed for HMS Lioness (J 377)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Graham Foster Cross, RNVR11 Dec 19441 Apr 1945
2Cdr. Roger Curzon Lewis, DSO, OBE, RN1 Apr 1945Jun 1946

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