HMS Felixstowe (J 126)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||8 Aug 1940|
|Launched||15 Jan 1941|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1941|
|Lost||18 Dec 1943|
|Loss position||41° 10'N, 9° 40'E|
The British minesweeper HMS Felixstowe (J 126) lost on 18 Dec 1943 in position 41° 10'N, 9° 40'E.
HMS Felixstowe (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Powney, RNVR) was mined and sunk east of Capo Ferro, Sardinia, Italy in position 41º10'N, 09º40'E.
Commands listed for HMS Felixstowe (J 126)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Colin Henry Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN||Jun 1941||18 Jun 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Charles Geoffrey Powney, RNVR||18 Jun 1942||18 Dec 1943|
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Notable events involving Felixstowe include:
30 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Campion (Lt.Cdr. A. Johnson, RNVR), HMS Rothesay (Cdr. A.A. Martin, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Felixstowe (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN). (1)
31 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Felixstowe (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN), HMS Cape Palliser (T/Lt. G.E.P. Morris, RNR), HMS Rothesay (Cdr. A.A. Martin, DSC, RD, RNR) and FFS Senateur Duhamel. (1)
22 Feb 1942
HMS Oberon (Lt.Cdr. P.J.H. Bartlett, RN) departed Rothesay for Portsmouth.
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17313
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.