HMS Almandine (FY 645)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||5 Apr 1932|
Completed on 12 May 1932.
Sold in December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Almandine (FY 645)
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|1||Ch.Skr. Alexander Robb, RNR||29 Dec 1939||28 Sep 1940|
|2||T/Skr. Sidney Alexander White, DSC, RNR||28 Sep 1940||1 Feb 1941|
|3||Skr. Frederick George Blockwell, RNR||1 Feb 1941||23 Jun 1942|
|4||T/Skr. Frederick Cook, RNR||23 Jun 1942||21 Oct 1942|
|5||T/Lt. Laurence Waite Burton, RNVR||21 Oct 1942||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Almandine include:
10 Jul 1945
HMT Almandine picks up 11 survivors from HMT Kurd which was mined and sunk while sweeping a British defensive minefield off Lizard Head in position 49°52'N, 05°02'W.