Allied Warships

HMS Bridlington (J 65)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 65 
ModDiesel engined 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) : Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered6 Jul 1939 
Laid down11 Sep 1939 
Launched29 Feb 1940 
Commissioned28 Sep 1940 
End service 

HMS Bridlington is not listed as active unit in the October 1945 Navy List

Transferred to the RAF in 1946.
Scrapped at Plymouth on 6 May 1958.


Commands listed for HMS Bridlington (J 65)

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1Lt. Charles Wickham Malins, RN12 Jul 1940late 1941
2Lt. Anthony Gresham McCrum, RNlate 194124 Feb 1942
3Lt. Peter John Bayne, RN24 Feb 1942mid/late42
4Lt. Kenneth Horder Higson, RNRmid/late428 Apr 1943
5Lt. Leonard Bentley Moffatt, RNR8 Apr 194311 Nov 1943
6T/Lt. Eric Morton Betts, RNR11 Nov 1943mid/late45

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