Allied Warships

HMS Golden Fleece (J 376)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 376 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byRedfern Construction Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered25 Nov 1942 
Laid down30 Aug 1943 
Launched29 Feb 1944 
Commissioned29 Sep 1944 
End service 

Served in the East Indies and Pacific at the end of the war. Returned through the Mediterranean to Devonport (Plymouth) arriving there on 10 September 1946.

Scrapped at Llanelli, Wales starting on 8 August 1960.

Former nameHMCS Humberstone

Commands listed for HMS Golden Fleece (J 376)

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1Lcmdr John Penri Davies, RNR7 Oct 19442 Jul 1945
2A/Lt.Cdr. Peter Peterson, RNZNVR2 Jul 194517 Apr 1946

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