Allied Warships

HMS Romney (J 77)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 77 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered28 Aug 1939 
Laid down27 Feb 1940 
Launched3 Aug 1940 
Commissioned12 Dec 1940 
End service 

Sold 18 January 1950.


Commands listed for HMS Romney (J 77)

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1Cdr. (retired) Eric Ronald Arthur Farquharson, RN9 Oct 194017 Sep 1941
2Cdr. (retired) Robert Henry Vivian Sivewright, RN17 Sep 1941Jul 1942
3Lt. William Eric Halbert, RNRJul 1942Mar 1944
4A/Cdr. (retired) George Walter Alexander Thomas Irvine, DSC, RNRMar 19445 Feb 1945
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred Edward Bird, RNVR5 Feb 1945late 1945

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