The memorial to the sailors and ships of the Algerine class minesweepers which entered service from 1942 and continued until 1961 is situated in old Portsmouth on Governors Green, adjacent to the path running from the Royal Garrison Church to Kings Bastion.
Algerine Class - "LET THERE BE A WAY THROUGH THE WATER"
Length:- 225ft (oa) 212ft 6in (pp)
Beam:- 35ft 6in at extreme
Draught:- 10ft Displacement
1122 tons Displacement Endurance:- 6000 miles at 12 knots Speed:- 16.5 knots (2400 i.h.p.)
Complement:- 8/10 Officers 110/115 Ratings