Allied Warships

HMS Harrow (J 61)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 61 
Built byJoseph T. Eltringham Ltd. (Willington, U.K.) : Wallsend 
Laid down 
Launched30 Jul 1918 
Commissioned23 Oct 1918 
End service 

HMS Harrow was laid up in reserve at Singapore when the Second World War started.

HMS Harrow is not listed as active unit in the January 1945 Navy List

Sold in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Harrow (J 61)

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1Lt. Philip Lloyd Hocking, RNOct 1939Dec 1939
2Lt.Cdr. (emergency) George Nelson, RNDec 19394 Jun 1940
3Lt. (retired) George Collas Hocart, RNR4 Jun 194025 Mar 1942
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Milne Smith, RNR25 Mar 194226 Jul 1944
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Paxton, DSC, RNR26 Jul 1944late 1944

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