HMS Kingston Chrysolite (FY 184)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||22 Jan 1935|
Completed on 28 February 1935.
Sold in 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Kingston Chrysolite (FY 184)
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|1||Skr. William George Austrin, RNR||19 Oct 1939||Jan 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Robert Lucas Green, RNVR||Jan 1940||28 Oct 1940|
|3||Skr. George Thomas Lilley, DSC, RNR||28 Oct 1940||1 Jul 1942|
|4||Skr. John Wilkinson Short, RNR||1 Jul 1942||1 Dec 1942|
|5||A/Skr.Lt. John Main, RNR||1 Dec 1942||6 Aug 1944|
|6||Skr. Charles Pennington, RNR||6 Aug 1944|
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Notable events involving Kingston Chrysolite include:
28 Mar 1941
HrMs O 21 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. van Dulm, RNN) carries out exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Fortune (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Sinclair, RN), HMS Kingston Chrysolite (Skr. G.T. Lilley, DSC, RNR) and HMS Haarlem (T/Lt. L.B. Merrick, RNR). (1)
7 Apr 1944
HMS Vampire (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Kingston Chrysolite (A/Skr.Lt. J. Main, RNR), HMS Loch Oskaig (T/Lt. E.A. Norris, RNVR), HMS Pink (Lt. W.K. Tadman, RNR) and HMS Kilbirnie (T/Lt. E.R.H. Seddon, RNVR). These were followed by night A/S exercises with aircraft. (2)
7 Mar 1945
HMS Vampire (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR), HMS Kingston Chrysolite (A/Skr.Lt. C. Pennington, RNR) and aircraft. (3)
- File 2.12.03.6404 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/19337
- ADM 173/20231
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.