H.M.S. Dunoon (1919)

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H.M.S. Dunoon (1919)
Pendant Number: T.57 (Jun 1919)
N.3A (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Clyde Shipbuilding Company[2]
Ordered: mid 1917[3]
Launched: 21 Mar, 1919[4]
Commissioned: 27 Jun, 1919[5]
Mined: 30 Apr, 1940[6]
H.M.S. Dunoon was one of one hundred and fourteen Hunt Class minesweepers completed for the Royal Navy.


She proceeded from Glasgow to Devonport on 25 June 1919[7] and commissioned directly into the hands of a C. & M. Party at Devonport on 27 June, 1919.[8]

On 25 March 1922, was towed from Harwich to Chatham under the tow of Alliance.[9] In late 1925, she and Albury 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.[10]

Lt. Cdr. William Vesey Hamilton Harris commissioned her on 22 March, 1927 for service in the First Minesweeping Flotilla.[11]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 14 August, 1936.[12]


See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. "A" denotes Answer pendant here. p. 113.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 113.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 98.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 113.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 764.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 113.
  7. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 28, 1919; pg. 17; Issue 42138.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 235.
  9. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Mar 28, 1922; pg. 22; Issue 42991.
  10. "Minesweepers for Foreign Service." The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 06, 1925; pg. 7; Issue 44112.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 233.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 235.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 233.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 233.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 234.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 234.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 236.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 236.


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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