HMS Boston (J 14)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland)|
|Ordered||28 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1939|
|Launched||30 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||26 Jan 1942|
Sold on 1 January 1948.
Commands listed for HMS Boston (J 14)
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|1||Lt. Derek Harold George Coughlan, RNR||24 Nov 1941||Sep 1943|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Gresham, RNVR||Sep 1943||22 Jan 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Leonard Choppin, DSC, RNVR||22 Jan 1944||late 1945|
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Noteable events involving Boston include:
12 Jul 1943
The Italian submarine Bronzo was captured off Syracuse, Sicily by the British minesweepers HMS Seaham (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Brett, RNR), HMS Boston (Lt. D.H.G. Coughlan, RNR), HMS Poole (Lt. W.L.G. Dutton, RNR) and HMS Cromarty (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Palmer, DSC, RNZNVR).