HMS Gossamer (J 63)
Minesweeper of the Halcyon class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||William Hamilton & Co. (Port Glasgow, Scotland): A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||16 Jul 1936|
|Laid down||2 Nov 1936|
|Launched||5 Oct 1937|
|Commissioned||31 Mar 1938|
|Lost||24 Jun 1942|
|Loss position||68.59N, 33.03E|
HMS Gossamer (Lt.Cdr. Thomas Crosbie Crease, RN) was sunk by German aircraft off the Kola Inlet, Russia in position 68º59'N, 33º03'E.
Commands listed for HMS Gossamer (J 63)
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|1||Cdr. Reginald Cecil Haskett-Smith, RN||5 Jan 1939||21 Feb 1940|
|2||Cdr. Richard Cyril Vesey Ross, RN||21 Feb 1940||Oct 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Alan David Hastings Jay, RN||Oct 1940||21 Jul 1941|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Thomas Crosbie Crease, RN||21 Jul 1941||24 Jun 1942|
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