Ship: HMS Bevington
Pennant No: M1109
Laid Down: 13th September 1951
Built By: Whites, Southampton (Itchen)
Completed: 9th March 1954
Time to Build: 30 months
Commissioned: 10th April 1954 for the 104th Minesweeping Squadron (MSS) based Harwich
Years Fully Operational: One with RN. Service then with Argentinian Navy unknown

Outline of Operational Career:

  • 12 Apr 54 Joined MSS at Harwich
  • 1954 – 1955 Exercises & visits in Northern European waters – frequent defects affected programme
  • Jul 1955 Paid off to Refit and Reserve at Hythe

Significant Events:

  • Dec 54 104th Squadron official visit to London
  • Feb 55 Minesweeping Demonstrations to NATO Staffs in Norway & Denmark

Paid Off: July 1955
Disposal: 28th April 1967 sold to Argentinian Navy as Tierra Del Fuego