HMS Pict (FY 132)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||20 Jul 1936|
Completed in August 1936.
Sold in 1945 or 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Pict (FY 132)
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|1||Skr. John Derrett, RNR||mid 1941|
|2||T/Lt. George Wallace, RNR||Jul 1942||late 1943|
|3||T/Lt. John Frank Squires, RNVR||late 1943||3 Apr 1944|
|4||T/S.Lt. Derric Armstrong Breen, RNVR||3 Apr 1944|
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Noteable events involving Pict include:
1 Jun 1941
HMS Pict (Lt.Cdr. W.N.H. Faichney, RNR) picks up 18 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Rinda that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day off Freetown in position 06°52'N, 15°14'W by German U-boat U-38.
23 Jul 1942
The British merchant Garmula is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-752 about 200 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in position 05°32'N, 14°45'W. HMS Pict (Lt.Cdr. W.N.H. Faichney, RNR) later picks up 61 survivors.