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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Courtesy of Tommy Trampp

HMS Thisbe (M 302)
ex-J-302
ex-AM-337


AM-337 was built for Great Britain

Algerine Class Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 December 1942 as AM-337 by Toronto Shipbuilding, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Renamed Redfern Construction Company in August 1943)
  • Launched 12 April 1943
  • U.S. Navy contract canceled 20 December 1943
  • Contract taken over by Royal Navy and completed 8 June 1944 as HMS Thisbe (J 302)
  • Reclassified M-302
  • Scrapped in November 1957.

    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: Two verticle triple expansion reciprocating steam engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    AM-337 57k c. August 1950
    HMS Thisbe laid up with others of her class
    Robert Hurst

    View the AM-337
    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen


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