Allied Warships

HMS Chamois (J 28)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantJ 28 
Built byAssociated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Dec 1941 
Laid down3 Jun 1942 
Launched26 Oct 1942 
Commissioned22 Oct 1943 
End service10 Dec 1946 
History

Heavily damaged when mined off Normandy, France on 21 July 1944.
Declared CTL and not repaired.
Returned to the United States Navy on 10 December 1946.  

Commands listed for HMS Chamois (J 28)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Denys Philip Richardson, RNVR23 Oct 1943Aug 1944

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