HMS Palomares (F 98)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Doxford Shipyard (Sunderland, U.K.)|
|Launched||20 Oct 1937|
Completed in February 1938.
In August 1940 Palomares was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and converted to Anti-Aircraft ship. In December 1942 she was converted to a fighter-direction ship, fitted with radar to direct fighter aircraft. Returned to her owners in 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Palomares (F 98)
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|1||A/Capt. (retired) John Henry Jauncey, RN||30 Apr 1941||mid 1944|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Jerome Miller, RD, RNR||mid 1944||16 Feb 1945|
|3||Cdr. Charles Leigh de Hauteville Bell, DSC, RD, RNR||16 Feb 1945||ca.late 45|
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Notable events involving Palomares include:
22 Jan 1944
Damaged by a mine off Anzio during amphibious assault. Palomares had to be towed to Naples. (1)
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