Allied Warships

HMS Kellett (J 05)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 05 
Built byWilliam Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched31 May 1919 
CommissionedJun 1919 
End service 

HMS Kellett was part of the Reserve fleet at the start of the Second World War.

Sold 20 March 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Kellett (J 05)

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1Cdr. Reginald Cecil Haskett-Smith, RN22 Feb 1940Dec 1940
2Lt.Cdr. John Curthoys Richards, RNDec 19402 Mar 1942
3Cdr. Harry Ernest Huston Nicholls, RN2 Mar 194215 Jun 1942
4Cdr. Auberon Charles Alan Campbell Duckworth, DSO, RN15 Jun 194225 Oct 1942
5Cdr. Harry Ernest Huston Nicholls, RN25 Oct 19424 Oct 1943
6Cdr. John Foster Cochrane, RN4 Oct 194317 Sep 1944
7T/Lt. Leslie Herbert Waller, RNVR17 Sep 1944late 1944

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