HMS Loch Monteith (FY 135)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||19 May 1936|
Completed in June 1936.
Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Monteith (FY 135)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Francis Rupert Pope, RNR||19 Oct 1939||27 Mar 1940|
|2||Lt. Joseph Eric Woolfenden, RNR||27 Mar 1940||14 Jun 1940|
|3||T/Lt. Logie James Simpson, RNR||14 Jun 1940||18 Dec 1940|
|4||T/Lt. Kenneth Walter Richardson, RNR||18 Dec 1940||27 Nov 1944|
|5||T/Lt. William Easton Turner, RNVR||27 Nov 1944|
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Notable events involving Loch Monteith include:
9 Feb 1940
HMS Loch Monteith (Lt.Cdr. F.R. Pope, RNR) picks up 62 survivors from the British merchant Chagres that was sunk after hitting a mine laid on 6 January 1940 by German U-boat U-30 5.5 nautical miles bearing 270° from the Bar Light Vessel off Liverpool in approximate position 53°33'N, 03°25'W.