HMS Kingston Turquoise (4.91)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||27 Apr 1929|
|Commissioned||5 Sep 1939|
Completed on 23 May 1929.
Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Kingston Turquoise (4.91)
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|1||Lt. Leonard Arthur White, RNR||5 Sep 1939||31 Jul 1940|
|2||Lt. Harold Geeves Chesterman, RNR||31 Jul 1940||early 1941|
|3||Skr. John Derrett, RNR||5 Apr 1941||21 Jun 1941|
|4||Skr. Henry Rich, RNR||21 Jun 1941||Mar 1943|
|5||Ch.Skr. Henry Edward Dodd, RNR||Mar 1943||8 Oct 1943|
|6||Skr. Robert Charles Green, DSC, RNR||8 Oct 1943||14 Jan 1944|
|7||A/Skr.Lt. George Murray, RNR||14 Jan 1944||20 Nov 1944|
|8||A/Ch.Skr. James Flett, RNR||20 Nov 1944|
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Notable events involving Kingston Turquoise include:
4 Apr 1943
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.R. Profit, DSC, RN) shifted from Portsmouth to Portland. She makes the passage together with HMS Taku (Lt. A.J.W. Pitt, RN) and HMS Sickle (Lt. J.R. Drummond, RN). They were escorted by HMS Kingston Turquoise (Ch.Skr. H.E. Dodd, RNR).
6 Apr 1943
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.R. Profit, DSC, RN) shifted from Portland to Plymouth. She makes the passage together with HMS Taku (Lt. A.J.W. Pitt, RN) and HMS Sickle (Lt. J.R. Drummond, RN). They were escorted by HMS Kingston Turquoise (Ch.Skr. H.E. Dodd, RNR).
- ADM 173/17769
- ADM 173/19295
- ADM 173/18890
- ADM 173/18484
- ADM 173/19996
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.