Allied Warships

HMS Chance (J 340)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantJ 340 
Built byAssociated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Dec 1941 
Laid down12 Jul 1942 
Launched26 Oct 1942 
Commissioned13 Nov 1943 
End service 1946 
History

Returned to United States Navy in 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Chance (J 340)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Phillip Paton Lees, RNVR6 Nov 1943Apr 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leonard King Stevenson, RNVRApr 194422 Sep 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Sydney George Wallace, RNZNVR22 Sep 19444 Apr 1945
4T/Lt. Clifford Norman Cook, RNVR4 Apr 19454 Feb 1946

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