HMS Fairy (J 403)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Associated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||28 Nov 1942|
|Launched||5 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||24 Mar 1944|
|End service||13 Dec 1946|
Returned to the United States Navy on 13 December 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Fairy (J 403)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Henry Elphinstone Jackson, RN||6 Mar 1944||9 Oct 1944|
|2||Cdr. Duncan Lachlan Johnston, RN||9 Oct 1944||6 Nov 1944|
|3||Lt. Anthony Gerald William Bellars, RN||6 Nov 1944||6 Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Fairy include:
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.