Allied Warships

HMS Lady Somers (F 109)

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 109 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched13 Nov 1928 
CommissionedMay 1941 
Lost15 Jul 1941 
Loss position37° 12'N, 20° 32'W
History

Passenger / cargo (ref.) vessel completed in March 1929.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in October 1940 while in Canada.
Converted to Ocean boarding vessel at Bermuda completing in April 1941.
Displacement: 8194 GRT.
Dimensions: 128.1 x 18.1.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA gun.
Speed: 14 knots.

HMS Lady Somers (Cdr. George Learmouth Dunbar, RD, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic by the Italian submarine Morosini on 15 July 1941.  

Commands listed for HMS Lady Somers (F 109)

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1Cdr. George Learmouth Dunbar, RD, RNRNov 194015 Jul 1941

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