HMS Clinton (J 286)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Toronto Shipbuilding Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||9 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||7 Apr 1942|
|Launched||5 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1943|
Returned to United States Navy in January 1947.
|Former name||USS Clinton (AM 330)|
Commands listed for HMS Clinton (J 286)
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|1||Lt. Kenneth Arthur Gadd, DSC, RNR||25 Aug 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Clinton include:
19 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Antares (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Diack, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Clinton (Lt. K.A. Gadd, DSC, RNR) and HMS Victrix (T/Lt. R.H. McDonald, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19188
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.