HMS Kingston Chrysoberyl (FY 236)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||9 Mar 1935|
Completed on 7 May 1935.
Returned to her owner in March 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Kingston Chrysoberyl (FY 236)
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|1||Skr. Robert Charles Green, RNR||21 Nov 1939||Oct 1940|
|2||T/Lt. John Handley Cooper, RNVR||Oct 1940||mid 1941|
|3||Skr. Robert Charles Green, DSC, RNR||mid 1941||late 1941|
|4||T/Skr. Lawrence Ford, RNR||late 1941||Mar 1942|
|5||Skr. Case James Albert Silom, RNR||Mar 1942||12 Jun 1942|
|6||A/Skr.Lt. Magnus Andrew Smith, RNR||12 Jun 1942||10 Sep 1943|
|7||A/Skr.Lt. Henry Rich, RNR||10 Sep 1943|
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Notable events involving Kingston Chrysoberyl include:
15 Jul 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. A.R. Profit, DSC, RN) arrived at Plymouth where she conducted A/S exercises with HMS La Nantaise (Skr. S.J. Cory, RNR), HMS Kingston Chrysoberyl (A/Skr.Lt. M.A. Smith, RD, RNR), ORP Slazak (Lt.Cdr. R. Nalecz-Tyminski, ORP), HMS Ambrose Pare (Skr. J.W. Morris, RNR), HMS Olvina (Skr. J. Howson, RNR), HMS Cambridgeshire (T/Lt. H.F.B. Ashby, RNVR) and HMS Grimsby Town (Skr. W.A. Cormack, RNR). (1)
25 Feb 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Grimsby Town (Skr. W.A. Cormack, RNR), HMS Kingston Chrysoberyl (Skr.Lt. M.A. Smith, RD, RNR) and HMS Ambrose Pare (Skr. J.W. Morris, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/17251
- ADM 173/17921
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.