Allied Warships

HMS Fantome (J 224)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 224 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down5 Feb 1942 
Launched22 Sep 1942 
Commissioned23 Jan 1943 
End service 

HMS Fantome (Capt. John Wilfred Boutwood, RN) was mined off Bizerte, Tunisia on 20 May 1943.
The ship was badly damaged and written off as Constructive Total Loss (CTL).

HMS Fantome is not listed as active unit in the …….. Navy List

Scrapped on 22 May 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Fantome (J 224)

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1Capt. John Wilfrid Boutwood, RN12 Dec 1942mid 1943

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