HMS Jasper (ii) (J 407)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Associated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||5 Mar 1943|
|Launched||20 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||12 Aug 1944|
|End service||Dec 1946|
Commands listed for HMS Jasper (ii) (J 407)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Stanley Roe, DSC, RNVR||14 Mar 1944||14 Jan 1945|
|2||Lt. John Neville Kempton, RN||14 Jan 1945||late 1946|
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Notable events involving Jasper (ii) include:
8 Dec 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Vancouver (T/Lt. G.C. Campbell, RCNVR), HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. R.F. Wilson, RCNVR) and HMS Jasper (T/Cdr. J.S. Roe, DSC, RNVR). (1)
27 Feb 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Knaresborough Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.F. Marchant, RNR), HMS Seychelles (A/Lt.Cdr. R.E. Baldwin-Wiseman, RD, RNR), HMS Jasper (Lt. J.N. Kempton, RN) and HMS Sealyham. (2)
- ADM 173/19287
- ADM 173/20142
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.