Allied Warships

HMS Derby (J 90)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 90 
Built byClyde Shipbuilding Co. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched9 Aug 1918 
Commissioned21 Oct 1918 
End service 

HMS Derby was laid up in reserve at Singapore when the Second World War started

HMS Denby is not listed as active unit in the January 1945 Navy List

Scrapped 4 July 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Derby (J 90)

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1Lt.Cdr. William Napier Petch, RN29 Aug 19396 Dec 1939
2Lt. Francis Charles Victor Brightman, RN6 Dec 1939Jun 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Archibald Frederick MacFie, OBE, RNRJun 1941mid 1942
4Lt. Charles David Sampson, RNVRmid 1942Oct 1942
5Lt.Cdr. Sidney Lord Bannister Maybury, RNOct 194210 May 1944
6T/A/Lt.Cdr. Daniel Walter Scholes, RNVR10 May 1944late 1944

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