Allied Warships

HMS Ross (J 45)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 45 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Jun 1919 
Commissioned27 Aug 1919 
End service 

HMS Ross is not listed as active unit in the April 1945 Navy List

Sold 13 March 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Ross (J 45)

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1Cdr. (retired) John Pollington Apps, RN24 Feb 193928 May 1940
2Lt. Kenneth Arthur Gadd, RNR28 May 194011 Apr 1943
3Lt. John Russell Duguid Walker, RNVR???11 Apr 1943
4T/Lt. Eric Morton Betts, RNR11 Apr 1943Nov 1943
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred Edward Bird, RNVRNov 1943Jan 1945

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