Allied Warships

HMS Blackpool (J 27)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 27 
ModDiesel engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered12 Jul 1939 
Laid down19 Sep 1939 
Launched4 Jul 1940 
Commissioned3 Feb 1941 
End service 

Sold to the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1946 and renamed Tana.


Commands listed for HMS Blackpool (J 27)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Mowatt, RNR26 Jan 194123 May 1942
2Lt. Percival John Stoner, RN23 May 194210 Sep 1943
3A/Lt.Cdr. Grahame Henry Bird, RNVR10 Sep 1943late 1945

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