HMS Courier (J 349)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Redfern Construction Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||25 Nov 1942|
|Laid down||7 Sep 1943|
|Launched||22 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Aug 1944|
Scrapped 25 March 1959.
|Former name||HMCS Arnprior|
Commands listed for HMS Courier (J 349)
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|1||A/Cdr. Henry Joseph Alexander Savil Jerome, DSO, RN||5 Aug 1944||Jul 1945|
|2||Lt. Claude John Trevenen Edwards, DSC, RN||Jul 1945||Jun 1946|
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Notable events involving Courier include:
23 Jan 1945
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Loch Katrine (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.A. Cherry, RNR), HMS Vestal (Lt. C.W. Porter, DSC, RN) and HMS Courier (A/Cdr. H.J.A.S. Jerome, DSO, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/20187
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.