Allied Warships

HMS Hydra (J 275)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 275 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered25 Jun 1941 
Laid down31 Jan 1942 
Launched29 Sep 1942 
Commissioned12 Feb 1943 
End service 

HMS Hydra (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Thomas Jegon Wellard, RNR) was mined off Ostend, Belgium on 10 November 1944.
Declared constructive total loss.
Scrapped in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Hydra (J 275)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harry Whittaker Brammall, DSO, DSC, RNR11 Jan 194327 Oct 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Thomas Jegon Wellard, RNR27 Oct 1943late 1944

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