Allied Warships

HMS Ready (J 223)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 223 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered15 Nov 1940 
Laid down14 Apr 1942 
Launched11 Jan 1943 
Commissioned21 May 1943 
End service 

Sold to the Belgian Navy on 4 July 1951 and renamed J.E. van Haverbeke.
Scrapped at Brugge, Belgium.


Commands listed for HMS Ready (J 223)

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1Cdr. Arthur Valentine Walker, RN3 Mar 1943Jan 1945
2Capt. Reginald Frederick Nichols, RNJan 1945mid 1945
3Lt. Leslie Godson, RNmid 194530 Jul 1945
4Capt. Norman Vincent Dickinson, DSO, DSC, RN30 Jul 1945Jan 1947

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