Allied Warships

HMS St. Cathan (FY 234)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 234 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched19 Aug 1936 
CommissionedNov 1939 
Lost11 Apr 1942 
Loss position33° 09'N, 78° 16'W
History

Completed on 2 October 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 565 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

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

HMT St. Cathan (Lt. John Mackay, RNR) was sunk in a collision with the Dutch merchant Hebe south-south-east of Little River, South Carolina, U.S.A. in position 33.09'N, 78.16'W.

 

Commands listed for HMS St. Cathan (FY 234)

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CommanderFromTo
1Ch.Skr. Charles William Freer, RNR1 Nov 193927 Mar 1940
2T/Lt. Frederick Twomey, RNR27 Mar 194012 Jun 1941
3Lt. John Mackay, RNR12 Jun 194111 Apr 1942

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