HMS Orestes (J 277)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1941|
|Laid down||27 Mar 1942|
|Launched||25 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Apr 1943|
Used as a target ship for Seacat missiles fired from the Seacat trials ship, HMS Decoy, in Lyme Bay, resulting in Orestes sinking.
Commands listed for HMS Orestes (J 277)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Alwyn William Reginald Adams, RN||22 Mar 1943||16 Oct 1944|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Derek Harold George Coughlan, DSC, RNR||16 Oct 1944||4 Oct 1946|
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