Allied Warships

HMS Britomart (J 22)

Minesweeper of the Halcyon class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassHalcyon 
PennantJ 22 
Built byDevonport Dockyard (Plymouth, U.K.) : Barclay Curle 
Ordered1 Aug 1937 
Laid down1 Jun 1938 
Launched23 Aug 1938 
Commissioned24 Aug 1939 
Lost27 Aug 1944 
Loss position49.41N, 00.05E
History

HMS Britomart (Lt.Cdr. Arthur James Galvin, DSC, RNR) was accidentally sunk by allied aicraft off Le Havre, France in position 49º41'N, 00º05'E.

 

Commands listed for HMS Britomart (J 22)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Eric Percival Hinton, RN28 Jun 193928 May 1940
2Lt.Cdr. John Mark Symonds Cox, DSC, RN28 May 194015 Mar 1941 (+)
3Lt. George Henry Cook, RN15 Mar 194129 Mar 1941
4Lt.Cdr. Roger Frederick, RN29 Mar 194110 Aug 1941
5Lt.Cdr. Spencer Shelly Stammwitz, RN10 Aug 19415 Jan 1944
6Lt.Cdr. Arthur James Galvin, DSC, RNR5 Jan 194427 May 1944 (+)

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