Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive

HMS Skipjack (J 300)
ex-HMS Scorpion
ex-HMCS Solebay

AM-336 was built for Great Britain.

Algerine Class Minesweeper: Laid down 19 November 1942 as AM-336 by Toronto Shipbuilding, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Renamed Redfern Construction Company in August 1943); Renamed HMCS Solebay; Renamed HMS Scorpion; Launched 7 April 1943; Renamed HMS Skipjack; U.S. Navy contract canceled 20 December 1943; Contract taken over by Royal Navy and completed 29 April 1944 as HMS Skipjack (J 300); Scrapped in March 1959.

Specifications: Displacement 850 t.; Length 225'; Beam 35' 6"; Draft 8' 6"; Speed 16.5 kts; Complement 85; Armament one 4" and eight 20mm mounts; Propulsion verticle triple expansion, reciprocating steam engine, two shafts.

Click On Image
For Full Size Image
Size Image Description Source
No image of AM-336 is available at this time

View the AM-336
DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Mine Warfare Ship Photo Index Back to the Minesweeper (AM) Photo Index

Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
© 2005 Joseph M. Radigan © 1996 - 2005 NavSource Naval History. All Rights Reserved.