Allied Warships

HMS Fort York (J 119)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 119 
Built byDufferin Shipbuilding Co. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) : Montreal-Loco 
Ordered28 Nov 1940 
Laid down26 Feb 1941 
Launched24 Aug 1941 
Commissioned27 Feb 1942 
End service 

Sold to the Portugese Navy on 26 September 1950 being renamed Commandate Almeida Carvalho.


Commands listed for HMS Fort York (J 119)

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1Cdr. Joseph John Youngs, OBE, RD, RNR14 Jul 19424 Feb 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Colin Henry Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN4 Feb 194328 Jul 1943
3Cdr. (retired) John Pollington Apps, RN28 Jul 1943mid/late43
4Lt.Cdr. Ivor Calvert-Jones, RNVRmid/late4315 Nov 1943
5Lt.Cdr. Frederick Hodgson, RN15 Nov 19438 Dec 1943
6T/Lt. Edward Warren De la Mare, RNR8 Dec 19433 May 1945
7T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Hammond, RNR3 May 1945Dec 1946

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