Allied Warships

HMS Pentland Firth (FY 108)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 108 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched26 Sep 1934 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost19 Sep 1942 
Loss position40° 25'N, 73° 55'W
History

Completed on 22 November 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 485 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Lent to the United States Navy in February 1942 to operate of the US East coast under USN control.

HMS Pentland Firth (Skr. Edward John Lockwood Davies, RNR) was sunk in a collision between Ambrose Lightship and Sandy Hook, New Jersey in position 40º25'N, 73º55'W with the U.S.N. minesweeping trawler USS Chaffinch (AM 81).

 

Commands listed for HMS Pentland Firth (FY 108)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Sidney George Jinks, RNR29 Oct 193929 Apr 1940
2Skr. Horace Charles Aisthorpe, RNR29 Apr 1940Jul 1941 (1)
3Skr. Ernest Thomas Sanders, RNRJul 1941Aug 1941
4Skr. Edward John Lockwood Davies, RNRAug 194119 Sep 1942

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