HMS Beaumaris (J 07)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland)|
|Ordered||28 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||31 Dec 1939|
|Launched||31 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1941|
Saw service in the 15th Fleet Minesweeping Flotilla (Leader HMS Lyme Regis).
Sold on 1 January 1948 and scrapped at Milford Haven.
Commands listed for HMS Beaumaris (J 07)
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|1||Lt. Thomas Edward Williams, RNR||6 Aug 1941||2 Feb 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Douglas Stewart Campbell, RNVR||2 Feb 1942||18 Jun 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Sydney Frederick Harmer-Elliot, RNVR||18 Jun 1943||10 Aug 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leonard Harrison, RNVR||10 Aug 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Beaumaris include:
15 Feb 1942
HMS Sturgeon (Lt. M.R.G. Wingfield, RN) departed Lerwick for Holy Loch. She made the passage together with HMS Tigris (Cdr. H.F. Bone, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Beaumaris (Lt.Cdr. D.S. Campbell, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/16764
- ADM 173/17572
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.