HMS Felixstowe (J 126)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||8 Aug 1940|
|Launched||15 Jan 1941|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1941|
|Lost||18 Dec 1943|
|Loss position||41° 10'N, 9° 40'E|
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HMS Felixstowe (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Powney, RNVR) was mined and sunk east of Capo Ferro, Sardinia, Italy in position 41º10'N, 09º40'E.
Commands listed for HMS Felixstowe (J 126)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Colin Henry Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN||Jun 1941||18 Jun 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Charles Geoffrey Powney, RNVR||18 Jun 1942||18 Dec 1943|
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Notable events involving Felixstowe include:
22 Feb 1942
HMS Oberon (Lt.Cdr. P.J.H. Bartlett, RN) departed Rothesay for Portsmouth.
- ADM 173/17313
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