Allied Warships

HMS Northern Princess (4.06)

ASW Trawler


Photo courtesy of Ian Scott

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.06 
Built byDeschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)  
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost8 Mar 1942 
Loss position45° 22'N, 55° 59'W
HistoryCompleted in December 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 1 September 1939.
Displacement: 655 tons.

Torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-587 off the Grand Banks in position 45.22'N, 55.59'W on 8 March 1942.  

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 8 Mar 1942 by U-587 (Borcherdt).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Northern Princess

Commands listed for HMS Northern Princess (4.06)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Henry Elliot Braine, RNR5 Sep 19394 Dec 1939
2Lt. John Norman Hulse, RNR4 Dec 1939Mar 1941
3Lt. Dryden Byrne Phillipson, RNRMar 19418 Mar 1942 (+)

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