HMS Orcadia (J 462)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||15 Mar 1943|
|Laid down||18 Nov 1943|
|Launched||8 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||17 Aug 1945|
Scrapped 3 December 1958.
Commands listed for HMS Orcadia (J 462)
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|1||Lt. Alfred Mitchell, RN||11 Aug 1945||17 Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Orcadia include:
From November 1945 to December 1946 HMS Orcadia was a vessel of the 4th Minesweeping Flotilla, sweeping minefields in the North Sea, off the coast of Norway and in the Atlantic, North of Ireland. (1)
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