H.M.S. Albury (1918)

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H.M.S. Albury (1918)
Pendant Number: N.9/ (Jan 1919)
T.41 (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company[2]
Ordered: mid 1917[3]
Launched: 21 Nov, 1918[4]
Sold: 13 Mar, 1947[5]
H.M.S. Albury was one of one hundred and fourteen Hunt Class minesweepers completed for the Royal Navy.


Albury paid off at the Nore on 21 November, 1919. In January, 1921, she was at Harwich, one of forty-one paid off minesweepers there. She remained there at least until March, 1925.[6][7]

In late 1925, she and Dunoon and Pangbourne were three of twelve minesweepers in the Central Reserve at Sheerness selected for foreign service which would be fitted out for hot weather to accommodate senior officers.[8]

She was re-commissioned on 22 March, 1927 for work with the First Minesweeping Flotilla.[9]

Reduced to Reserve at Chatham on 9 November, 1934.[10]

Albury was re-commissioned at Chatham on 20 July, 1937 for service with the First Minesweeping Flotilla.[11]


See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. "/" denotes Oblique pendant here. p. 112.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 98.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 98.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 112.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 112.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 215.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 707a.
  8. "Minesweepers for Foreign Service." The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 06, 1925; pg. 7; Issue 44112.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 214.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 255.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 1329.
  13. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 20, 1924; pg. 5; Issue 43683.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 214.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 215.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 214.


Hunt Class Minesweeper
Ailsa Design
Belvoir Bicester Blackmorevale Cotswold Cottesmore
Cattistock Croome Dartmoor Garth Hambledon
Heythrop Holderness Meynell Muskerry Oakley
Pytchley Quorn Southdown Tedworth Zetland
Admiralty Design
Aberdare Abingdon Albury Alresford Beaufort
Collinson Appledore Leamington Badminton Bagshot
Barnstaple Swindon Banchory Bloxham Bradfield
Burslem Goole Blackburn Bootle Caerleon
Camberley Carstairs Caterham Battle Fermoy
Forfar Bury Cheam Gretna Harrow
Havant Huntley Instow Gaddesden Gainsborough
Northolt Clonmel Elgin Sherborne Tiverton
Tonbridge Tralee Tring Truro Uppingham
Verwood Wem Wexford Craigie Derby
Dorking Dundalk Dunoon Fairfield Forres
Cupar Sutton Fareham Faversham Ford
Rugby Irvine Kendal Kinross Lydd
Longford Marlow Mistley Monaghan Mallaig
Malvern Marazion Munlochy Nailsea Newark
Repton Weybourne Pangbourne Penarth Petersfield
Pinner Pontypool Prestatyn Radley Ross
Salford Saltash Saltburn Selkirk Shrewsbury
Sligo Widnes Yeovil Stafford Stoke
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