Allied Warships

HMS Fitzroy (i) (J 03)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 03 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Apr 1919 
Commissioned1 Jul 1919 
Lost27 May 1942 
Loss position52° 39'N, 2° 46'E

HMS Fitzroy (Cdr. Auberon Charles Alan Campbell Duckworth, RN) was mined about 40 nautical miles east of Great Yarmouth in position 52º39'N, 02º46'E. Most likely on a British mine.


Commands listed for HMS Fitzroy (i) (J 03)

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1Lt.Cdr. Reginald Arthur Forbes, RN12 Jan 19401 Oct 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Joseph John Youngs, RNR1 Oct 1940early 1941

3Lt.Cdr. (retired) George Leycester Barwell, RN14 May 1941Jun 1941
4Cdr. Auberon Charles Alan Campbell Duckworth, RN23 Jun 194127 May 1942

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