Allied Warships

HMS Espiegle (J 216)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 216 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down5 Feb 1942 
Launched12 Aug 1942 
Commissioned1 Dec 1942 
End service 

Scrapped in 1967.


Commands listed for HMS Espiegle (J 216)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Dibley, RD, RNRlate 194221 Jan 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robertson Fraser, DSC, RNR21 Jan 194410 Jul 1944
3Lt. Alfred William Geen, RN10 Jul 1944Oct 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robertson Fraser, DSC, RNROct 1944Feb 1945
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Reginald Michael Thorne, RNRFeb 1945Oct 1945 ?

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