Allied Warships

HMS Bredon (T 223)

ASW Trawler of the Hill class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
ClassHill 
PennantT 223 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered15 Mar 1941 
Laid down12 Jul 1941 
Launched20 Nov 1941 
Commissioned29 Apr 1942 
Lost8 Feb 1943 
Loss position29.49N, 14.05W
History

HMT Bredon (T/Lt. John Reginald Fradgley, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk around 0800 hours on 8 February 1943, by U-521 off the Canary Islands in position 29º49'N, 14º05'W.

 

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 8 Feb 1943 by U-521 (Bargsten).

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. John Reginald Fradgeley, RNVR23 Apr 19428 Feb 1943 (+)

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