HMS Liberty (J 391)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||30 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1943|
|Launched||22 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||18 Jan 1945|
Sold to the Belgian Navy on 29 November 1949 and renamed Adrien de Gerlache. Hulked in 1959. Adrien de Gerlache was sold for scrap on 11 June 1970. Arrived at Bruges, Belgium to be scrapped on 24 June 1970.
Commands listed for HMS Liberty (J 391)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Gresham, RNVR||14 Dec 1944||5 Feb 1945|
|2||T/Cdr. John Stanley Roe, DSC, RNVR||5 Feb 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Liberty include:
- ADM 173/20143
- File 2.12.03.6428 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.