The Catherine-class minesweepers were a class of mine warfare vessel in service in the Royal Navy during World War II. Three ships were sunk, one was scrapped post war, and the rest were sold to Norway, the Philippines, Republic of China, and Turkey.

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  • HMS Catherine (J12) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Erdemli
  • HMS Cato (J16) - sunk July 6th 1944 by German Neger human torpedo.
  • HMS Pique (J23) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Ereğli
  • HMS Chamois (J28) - damaged by mine on July 21st 1944, scrapped 1945
  • HMS Strenuous (J335) - transferred to Norway in 1945, renamed KNM Uller
  • HMS Tourmaline (J339) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Cardak
  • HMS Chance (J340) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Edremit
  • HMS Combatant (J341) - sold to Republic of China in 1946, renamed ROCS Chien Men
  • HMS Gazelle (J342) - transferred to Norway in 1945, renamed KNM Gor
  • HMS Cynthia (J345) - transferred to Philippines in 1948, renamed BRP Quezon
  • HMS Gorgon (J346) - transferred to Republic of China in 1946, renamed ROCS Chu Yung
  • HMS Grecian (J352) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Edincik
  • HMS Tattoo (J374) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Carsamba
  • HMS Steadfast (J375) - transferred to Republic of China in 1946, renamed ROCS Mo Ling
  • HMS Magic (J400) - sunk July 6th 1944 by German Neger human torpedo.
  • HMS Pylades (J401) - sunk July 8th 1944 by German Biber human torpedo
  • HMS Elfreda (J402) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Cesme
  • HMS Fairy (J403) - transferred to Philippines in 1948, renamed BRP Rizal
  • HMS Florizel (J404) - transferred to Republic of China in 1946, renamed ROCS Wu Sheng
  • HMS Foam (J405) - transferred to Norway in 1945, renamed KNM Brage
  • HMS Frolic (J406) - transferred to Turkey in 1947, renamed TCG Candarli
  • HMS Jasper (J407) - transferred to Norway in 1945, renamed KNM Tyr
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