Allied Warships

HMS Eastbourne (J 127)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 127 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered9 Sep 1939 
Laid down29 Jun 1940 
Launched5 Nov 1940 
Commissioned26 May 1941 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 28 September 1948.
Scrapped at Dunston in October 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Eastbourne (J 127)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Norman Eyre Morley, DSC, RNVR18 Apr 19412 Oct 1942
2Lt.Cdr. Francis Charles Victor Brightman, RN2 Oct 194218 Feb 1943
3T/Lt. Reginald Anderson Aldred, RNVR18 Feb 194319 Sep 1944
4A/Lt.Cdr. Alexander Henry Brittain, RANVR19 Sep 19449 Nov 1945

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