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HMS Augusta - 1945-1946
HMS Augusta was the Administrating Unit for RN Minesweeping activities in German Home waters from 1945 to 1946. Exact Location is not known at present.
HMS Royal Albert - 1951-1954?
Nordseebad Cuxhaven Grimmershörn Kaserne - 1941
HMS Royal Albert was based here during the years 1946 to 1954. The shore establishment was carrying out miscellaneous duties and was based in the former German Kriegsmarine base Cuxhaven. Also based there from 1946 to 1948 under the Allies, the 2nd Division of the German Minesweeping Administration, Cuxhaven. This unit was responsible for the clearing of mine fields off the German coast in the North Sea.
Mr John O'Meara
It is suggested that prior to 1946, HMS Royal Albert may have been based, for relatively short periods of time, in Hamburg (September 1945) and Minden (Summer 1945). Confirmation of dates, and locations, in Hamburg and Minden are awaited.
HMS Royal Charlotte - Autumn 1945-??
HMS Royal Charlotte, a Naval Intelligence Unit, is also reported to have been based here for a time from the Autumn of 1945, after moving from Kiel. See here for another mention of HMS Royal Charlotte.

Control Commission Germany Minesweeping Unit - 1948-1951


This establishment was in Cuxhaven between 1948 and 1951.