Allied Warships

HMS Rothesay (J 19)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 19 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byWilliam Hamilton & Co. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) : White 
Ordered21 Jul 1939 
Laid down29 Sep 1939 
Launched18 Mar 1941 
Commissioned3 Jul 1941 
End service 

Scrapped in April 1950.  

Commands listed for HMS Rothesay (J 19)

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1Cdr. Alaster Angus Martin, DSC, RD, RNR17 Jul 1941early 1945

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Notable events involving Rothesay include:

30 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Campion (Lt.Cdr. A. Johnson, RNVR), HMS Rothesay (Cdr. A.A. Martin, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Felixstowe (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Corbet-Singleton, DSC, RN). (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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