Allied Warships

HMS Saltburn (J 58)

Minesweeper of the Hunt class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 58 
Built byMurdock & Murray (Glasgow, Scotland) : Yarrow 
Laid down 
Launched9 Oct 1918 
Commissioned17 Mar 1919 
End service 

Sold 23 October 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Saltburn (J 58)

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1Cdr. Cyril Ivan Horton, RN28 Jul 193919 Sep 1939
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) Alfred Noel Waring, RN10 Sep 193923 Oct 1939
3Lt.Cdr. George Edward Cameron Wood, RN23 Oct 1939Nov 39 ?
4Lt.Cdr. Frank Ythel Bethell, RNNov 39 ?25 Aug 1941
5Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Victor Alexander Christian Henry George de Mauny, RN25 Aug 19411 Jan 1942
6A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Maudslay Naylor, RNR1 Jan 19425 Feb 1942
7Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Victor Alexander Christian Henry George de Mauny, RN5 Feb 194230 Mar 1943
8T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Daniel Parker, RNR30 Mar 19434 Apr 1945
9T/Lt. Thomas Edward Syvertsen, RNR4 Apr 1945late 1945

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Notable events involving Saltburn include:

7 Nov 1939
HMS Narwhal (Lt.Cdr. E.R.J. Oddie, RN) departed Sheerness for Portsmouth. At sea he joined HMS L 27 (Lt. P.J. Cowell, RN) and their escort HMS Saltburn (Lt.Cdr. G.E.C. Wood, RN). (1)

4 Nov 1942
HMS H 44 (Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC, RN) conducted special trials in the Clyde area with HMS Saltburn (Lt.Cdr.(Emgy.) V.A.C.H.G. de Mauny, RN). (2)


  1. ADM 199/373
  2. ADM 173/17267

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

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