Allied Warships

HMS Peterhead (J 59)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 59 
Built byBlyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Whites M.E. 
Laid down15 Feb 1940 
Launched31 Oct 1940 
Commissioned11 Sep 1941 
End service 

HMS Peterhead (Lt. David Powell Croom-Johnson, RNVR) was mined off Normandy on 8 June 1944 and declared a CTL.

HMS Peterhead is not listed as active unit in the October 1944 Navy List

Sold 1 January 1948.
Scrapped at Pembroke in May 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Peterhead (J 59)

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1Lt. William Kilvington Tadman, RNR1 Aug 194111 Sep 1943
2Lt. David Powell Croom-Johnson, RNVR11 Sep 1943mid 1944

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