Allied Warships

HMS Whitehaven (J 121)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 121 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byGeorge Philip & Sons Ltd. (Dartmouth, UK) : B.T.H. 
Ordered9 Sep 1939 
Laid down24 Jul 1940 
Launched29 May 1941 
Commissioned14 Nov 1941 
End service 

Sold 18 August 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Whitehaven (J 121)

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1Cdr. (retired) Claude Plumer, RN1 Nov 194121 Jan 1942
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) George Walter Alexander Thomas Irvine, RNR10 Feb 1942Mar 1944
3Lt. William Eric Halbert, RNRMar 194428 Jul 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wilfred John Haughton, DSC, RNVR28 Jul 1944late 1945

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