Allied Warships

HMS Welfare (J 356)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 356 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byToronto Shipbuilding Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered9 Dec 1941 
Laid down8 Feb 1943 
Launched15 Jul 1943 
Commissioned4 Apr 1944 
End service 

Scrapped Grays starting in November 1957.

Former nameAM 339

Commands listed for HMS Welfare (J 356)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Kenley Hart, RANVR11 Jul 194416 Oct 1944
2Cdr. Humphrey Leoline Jenkins, RN16 Oct 194419 Mar 1946

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