Allied Warships

HMS Cheerful (J 388)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 388 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered30 Apr 1942 
Laid down20 Aug 1943 
Launched22 May 1944 
Commissioned13 Oct 1944 
End service 

Scrapped at Queenborough in September 1963.


Commands listed for HMS Cheerful (J 388)

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1Lt.Cdr. Trevor Montagu Williams, RD, RNR12 Sep 19442 Aug 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Percival Crawford, RNVR2 Aug 19452 Nov 1945

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