Allied Warships

HMS Alacrity (U 60)

Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSloop
ClassModified Black Swan 
PennantU 60 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Ordered12 Aug 1941 
Laid down5 Apr 1943 
Launched1 Sep 1944 
Commissioned13 Apr 1945 
End service 
History

Scrapped 15 September 1956.  

Commands listed for HMS Alacrity (U 60)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. John Clutton-Baker, DSC, RN6 Feb 1945Nov 1946

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Notable events involving Alacrity include:


3 May 1945
HMS Volatile (Lt. F.R. Lawrence, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Alacrity (Lt.Cdr. J. Clutton-Baker, DSC, RN), HMS Rother (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B.H.C. Rodgers, RNVR), HMS Widemouth Bay (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Macalister, RNVR) and HMCS Matane (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J. Jones, RCNVR). (1)

4 May 1945
HMS Volatile (Lt. F.R. Lawrence, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Alacrity (Lt.Cdr. J. Clutton-Baker, DSC, RN), HMS Rother (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B.H.C. Rodgers, RNVR) and HMCS Matane (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J. Jones, RCNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20332

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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