Allied Warships

HMS Llandudno (J 67)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 67 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byWilliam Hamilton & Co. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) : Whites M.E. 
Ordered28 Aug 1939 
Laid down20 Oct 1939 
Launched8 Nov 1941 
Commissioned29 Mar 1942 
End service 

HMS Llandudno is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List

Sold 8 May 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Llandudno (J 67)

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1A/Cdr. Roger Frederick, RN17 Mar 194221 May 1942
2T/Lt. Eric Morton Betts, RNR21 May 19429 Dec 1942
3Lt.Cdr. John Cecil Benson, DSC, RNVR9 Dec 194213 Oct 1943
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frank Gilbert Darnborough, RNVR13 Oct 19434 Jul 1944
5Lt.Cdr. Osmond Henry Pulman, RD, RNR4 Jul 194422 Mar 1945
6Lt. John Robert Nash, RNR22 Mar 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving Llandudno include:

8 Dec 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. G.M. Noll, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Llandudno (T/Lt. E.M. Betts, RNR), HMS King Sol (Lt. P.A. Read, RNR), HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) C. Gwinner, DSO, RN), HMCS Prescott (Lt. W. McIsaac, RCNVR), HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) and HMCS Wetaskiwin (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.R. Kidston, RCNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/17244

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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