Allied Warships

HMS Circe (J 214)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

Photograph with thanks to Derek Whitwam

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 214 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down21 Jul 1941 
Launched27 Jun 1942 
Commissioned16 Oct 1942 
End service 

Became a R.N.V.R. drill ship in 1956.
Scrapped at Dalmuir in December 1966.


Commands listed for HMS Circe (J 214)

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1Lt.Cdr. James Hugh McIan Malcolm, RN1 Aug 1942Mar 1944
2Lt. Alfred William Geen, RNMar 1944mid 1944

3Lt. Alfred William Geen, RNOct 1944Mar 1945
4A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Delphin Abbott, DSC, RNRMar 194520 Jun 1946

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