HMS Vestal (J 215)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||15 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||11 Jan 1943|
|Launched||19 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Sep 1943|
|Lost||26 Jul 1945|
|Loss position||7° 05'N, 97° 50'E|
HMS Vestal (Lt.Cdr. Charles William Porter, DSC, RN) was sunk by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft about 55 nautical miles south-west of Phuket, Siam (Thailand) in position 07º05'N, 97º50'E.
Commands listed for HMS Vestal (J 215)
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|1||Lt. Charles William Porter, DSC, RN||26 Jul 1943||26 Jul 1945|
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