Allied Warships

HMS Acute (J 106)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 106 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down24 Jul 1941 
Launched14 Apr 1942 
Commissioned30 Jul 1942 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 20 November 1964.
Scrapped at La Spezia, Italy.

Former nameHMS Alert

Commands listed for HMS Acute (J 106)

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1Lt.Cdr. David Lampen, RN1 Jun 1942Feb 1943
2A/Cdr. John Bruce Goodenough Temple, DSC, RNFeb 1943Jan 1944
3Lt.Cdr. Andrew Edward Doran, DSC, RNJan 1944Feb 1944
4Cdr. Cecil Ernest Duggan, RD, RNRFeb 1944Jan 1945
5T/Cdr. Norman Eyre Morley, DSC, RNVRJan 1945Aug 1945
6A/Lt.Cdr. William Sharpe Dobson, RNVRAug 1945late 1946

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