HMS Pique (J 23)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Associated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||6 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||2 Jun 1942|
|Launched||26 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Jun 1943|
Returned to the United States Navy in 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Pique (J 23)
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|1||T/Lt. William John Cottam Fuller, RNR||31 Aug 1943||6 Mar 1946|
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Notable events involving Pique include:
25 Jun 1944
Damaged by aerially delivered mine off Normandy coast. (source: Report by the Allied Naval Commander in Chief, Expeditionary Force, on Neptune, Volume II, Part II, Defence of the British Assault Area, Section V, Casualties Subsequent to the Assault, p. 23) (1)
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