Allied Warships

HMS Aries (J 284)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 284 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byToronto Shipbuilding Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered9 Dec 1941 
Laid down23 Mar 1942 
Launched19 Sep 1942 
Commissioned17 Jul 1943 
End service 

Returned to the United States Navy in 1946.
Became the Greek Armatolos in 1947.

Former nameUSS Aries (AM 327)

Commands listed for HMS Aries (J 284)

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1Cdr. William Butler Tanner, RD, RNR27 Apr 19431 Nov 1943
2A/Cdr. Michael Anthony Ormus Biddulph, DSC, RN1 Nov 194325 Jul 1944
3Cdr. Roger Stannard Cameron, RNZNVR25 Jul 1944Aug 1945
4Lt. George Henry Cook, RNAug 19451 Mar 1946

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