HMS Cromarty (J 09)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Whites M.E.|
|Ordered||28 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1940|
|Launched||24 Feb 1941|
|Commissioned||13 Dec 1941|
|Lost||23 Oct 1943|
HMS Cromarty (Lt.Cdr. Charles George Palmer, DSC, RNZNVR) was mined and sunk in the Straits of Bonifacio, Mediterranean on 23 October 1943. The Commanding officer was wounded in the sinking.
Commands listed for HMS Cromarty (J 09)
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|1||Lt. Charles George Palmer, RNZNVR||2 Nov 1941||23 Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Cromarty include:
12 Jul 1943
The Italian submarine Bronzo was captured off Syracuse, Sicily by the British minesweepers HMS Seaham (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Brett, RNR), HMS Boston (Lt. D.H.G. Coughlan, RNR), HMS Poole (Lt. W.L.G. Dutton, RNR) and HMS Cromarty (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Palmer, DSC, RNZNVR).