HMS Worthing (J 72)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||George Philip & Sons Ltd. (Dartmouth, UK) : B.T.H.|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||15 Nov 1940|
|Launched||22 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||20 Mar 1942|
Sold 7 July 1948.
Commands listed for HMS Worthing (J 72)
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|1||Lt. Cyril William Armstrong, RNR||15 Dec 1941||23 Feb 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Philip Francis Cammiade, RNVR||23 Feb 1943||12 May 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Patrick Hamilton-Adams, RNVR||12 May 1944||mid 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Max Evens Melbourn, RNR||2 Sep 1944||9 Jun 1945|
|5||Lt. John Robert Nash, RNR||9 Jun 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Worthing include:
29 Sep 1943
HMS Viking (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Teazer (Lt.Cdr. A.A.F. Talbot, DSO and Bar, RN), HMCS Haida (Cdr. H.G. De Wolf, RCN), HMS Worthing (Lt.Cdr. P.F. Cammiade, RNVR) and HNoMS Stord (Lt.Cdr. S.V. Storheill). (1)
- ADM 173/18453
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.