Allied Warships

HMS Catherine (J 12)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 12 
Built byAssociated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Dec 1941 
Laid down11 Apr 1942 
Launched7 Sep 1942 
Commissioned8 Jul 1943 
End service 1946 

Returned to the United States Navy in 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Catherine (J 12)

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1A/Cdr. Thomas Crosbie Crease, DSO, RNMay 194329 May 1944
2A/Cdr. Leonard Cooper Windsor, RN29 May 194428 Aug 1944
3Cdr. Kenneth Hillam Fraser, RN28 Aug 194415 May 1946

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